Bifid ribs

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Cough and episodes of difficulty breathing.

Patient Data

Age: 13
Gender: Male

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
Published: 7th Aug 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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