Pectus carinatum

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Chest radiograph for abnormal anterior chest wall.

Patient Data

Age: 8 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Pectus carinatum.

Case Discussion

Pectus carinatum refers to a chest wall deformity in which the sternum protrudes anteriorly. It is less common than pectus excavatum.

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Case information

rID: 13668
Case created: 5th May 2011
Last edited: 27th Sep 2017
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