Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Yuranga Weerakkody et al.

A platythorax refers to a morphological descriptor for the variation chest shape where there is a flat chest with a comparative reduction in the AP diameter when compared with the lateral diameter.

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rID: 57165
System: Chest
Tag: stub, refs, cases
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