Bifid rib

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Incidental finding on oncology follow-up.

Patient Data

Age: 90
Gender: Male
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. 

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
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