Bifid rib

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Incidental finding on oncology follow-up.

Patient Data

Age: 90
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Both lungs are clear, the mediastinum and pleural spaces are normal. The heart size and shape is normal.

Incidental note of bifid 5th right rib. 

Modality: CT

Incidental note of bifid 5th right rib. 

Case Discussion

Bifid ribs are an uncommon but incidental anatomical variant. 

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Case Information

rID: 34047
Case created: 3rd Feb 2015
Last edited: 30th Aug 2015
Tags: rib, variant
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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