Ribbon ribs deformity

Last revised by Dr Yuranga Weerakkody on 24 Oct 2019

Ribbon ribs deformity refers to the presence of thinned ribs on image studies. Such findings could be present in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 due to the presence of multiple neurofibromas of intercostal nerves. 

This deformity is also described in

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: NF1
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