Bifid ribs

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Cough and episodes of difficulty breathing.

Patient Data

Age: 13
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Lungs are well expanded. No collapse or consolidation. No pneumothorax. Incidental bifid ribs.

Case Discussion

A cause for cough and shortness of breath has not been demonstrated. Multiple bifid ribs are demonstrated.

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Case Information

rID: 27468
Case created: 3rd Feb 2014
Last edited: 13th Mar 2016
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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