Gregory Redding

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Pectus deformities

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has pectus excavatum deformity? What are the typical findings for this disease? Pectus excavatum (‘hollowed chest’) is the most common congenital deformity of the anterior wall of the chest, in which several ribs and the sternum grow abnormally. Key symptoms and signs: Shortness…

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