Pectus carinatum

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

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Anterior chest wall deformity.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Sternum protrudes anteriorly in keeping with pectus carinatum deformity.

Case Discussion

Typical case of pectus carinatum, otherwise known as a pigeon chest, that 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: 63062
Published: 12th Sep 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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