Pectus excavatum with bilateral breast implants

Case contributed by A/Prof Stefan Heinze


Pectus excavatum with bilateral breast implants

Patient Data

Age: 57
Gender: Female

Breast implants hide the pectus deformity on PA view. It is visible on the lateral radiograph.

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: 37864
Case created: 24th Jun 2015
Last edited: 29th Jun 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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