From the case: Pectus excavatum


PA chest x-ray

System: Chest
Section: Signs
Tag: lung
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Typical appearances of a pectus excavatum, usually not medically serious, but potentially psychologically difficult to handle - the most common re...”

Used in the following article:

  • Silhouette sign (x-rays) - “ Silhouette sign is somewhat of a misnomer and in the true sense actually denotes the loss of a silhouette, thus, it is sometimes also known as los...”
  • Pectus excavatum - “ Pectus excavatum, also known as funnel chest, is a congenital chest wall deformity characterised by concave depression of the sternum, resulting i...”

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