Bilateral cervical ribs
Two weeks post cardiac stenting. Ongoing SOB.
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Incidental note of bilateral cervical ribs. On the right, it is fusing to the first rib.
Lungs and pleural spaces are clear. Normal cardiomediastinal contour.
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- cervical ribs are not uncommon, with an incidence of ~ 1 in 200
- supernumerary rib arising from C7
- usually an incidental, asymptomatic finding (as in this case) but have been implicated in thoracic outlet syndrome