Bifid rib

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Cough and fever.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

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
Published: 1st Oct 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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