Hook-like xiphoid process

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem


Hard epigastric swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

Elongated xiphoid process with ventral deviation giving a hook-like appearance. Abnormal manubrioxiphoidal fusion is noted as well.

Case Discussion

A 65-year-old male describes epigastric hard swelling, CT shows abnormal elongation and anterior deviation of the xiphoid process.

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Case information

rID: 53892
Published: 13th Jun 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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