Pectus excavatum: severe

Case contributed by A/Prof Stefan Heinze

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Chest pain.

Patient Data

Age: 19
Gender: Female
X-ray
CT

Severe pectus excavatum.

Case Discussion

Pectus excavatum is a congenital chest wall deformity characterised by concave depression of the sternum, resulting in cosmetic and radiographic alterations.

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Case information

rID: 37861
Case created: 24th Jun 2015
Last edited: 28th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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