Pectus excavatum

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Modality: X-ray

Leftward shift of the mediastinum and blurring of the right heart border. Additionally the outline of the descending aorta is lost.

Lateral view confirms marked pectus excavatum deformity.

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Case Information:

rID: 8283
Diagnostic certainty: Certain
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
Tag: chest wall
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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