Bilateral cervical ribs

Case contributed by Dr Servet Kahveci

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Chest pain

Patient Data

Age: 18 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Bilateral cervical ribs.

Annotated image

Annotated image demonstrating vertebral numbering with bilateral cervical ribs.

Case Discussion

Cervical rib is an accessory rib arising from the seventh cervical vertebra. It is usually bilateral, but often asymmetric, mostly asymptomatic, and more common in females.

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Case information

rID: 82323
Published: 21st Sep 2020
Last edited: 23rd Sep 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Sevgi Private Hospital

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