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 apparentĀ 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
Published: 28th Jul 2015
Last edited: 22nd Jan 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included