Bifid rib

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Cough and fever.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male
X-ray

Bifurcation of the left anterior 4th rib.

Case Discussion

Also known as Luschka's bifurcated rib. Prevalence around 1%.

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Case information

rID: 19651
Case created: 1st Oct 2012
Last edited: 10th Oct 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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