Pectus excavatum

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


History withheld.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

Chest x-ray

Moderate pectus excavatum. Note the inferiorly oriented ribs and slight leftward shift of the heart. 


Post op X-ray

Nuss bar in situ.

Case Discussion

Usually for cosmetic reasons, a pectus excavatum deformity can be corrected with a Nuss bar. 

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Case information

rID: 23119
Published: 23rd May 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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