Pectus excavatum

Case contributed by Dr Kashif Nadeem Liaqat

Presentation

Tall young boy unfit for physical activites.

Patient Data

Age: 16 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Obscuring of right heart border with horizontal posterior ribs. The heart is shifted towards left side.

Mild apparent scoliotic deformity of dorsal spine, however no definite vertebral segmental anomaly or paraspinal abnormality as per this image.

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Case information

rID: 38663
Case created: 28th Jul 2015
Last edited: 30th Nov 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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