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The costal cartilages form part of the thoracic cage and anterior chest wall. There are ten costal cartilages bilaterally, one for each of the corresponding 1st to 10th ribs, and each of the first seven ribs forms one of the seven costochondral joints.
Calcifications of the costal cartilages in males are located at the margins while the calcifications of coastal cartilages in females are tongue-like 3.