Bifid rib

Case contributed by Servet Kahveci
Diagnosis certain

Presentation

Chest trauma, pain in left anterior chest wall

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female
x-ray

No fracture seen. Incidental bifid rib noted at anterior part of right 3rd rib 

Case Discussion

Bifid rib is a congenital skeletal abnormality of the rib cage, usually asymptomatic and mostly detected incidentally on chest x-ray.

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