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Can my sternum get pushed in further as I age if pectus excavatum?

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In brief: Unlikely

Usually stable.

In brief: Unlikely

Usually stable.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Yes, if...

During growth as an adolescent and young adult, the pectus can get worse .
... Once no more growth as adult, then pectus should stop getting worse ...

In brief: Yes, if...

During growth as an adolescent and young adult, the pectus can get worse .
... Once no more growth as adult, then pectus should stop getting worse ...
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Dr. Eric Toloza
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