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chest

1. 
a. the front part of the trunk from the neck to the belly
b. (as modifier): a chest cold
2. a sealed container or reservoir for a gas
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She was found to possess pectus carinatum at age of 2 years and scoliosis at age of 6 years.
LoSasso has performed over 1,000 pectus surgeries, and was featured on "Botched by Nature" on E
6 Short/webbed neck + - - Pectus deformity + + - Cardiac abnormality PVS/ASD PVS PVS/ASD Cryptorchidism NA NA + Renal abnormality - - - Abnormal hemostatis - + + Factor XI deficiency - - Ophthalmological abnormality + + - Ectodermal findings - - - Curly hair - - - Sparse eyebrows - - - Hyperkeratosis pilaris - - - Ulerythema ophriogenes - - - Tumours - - - Developmental delay - - + Learning ability - - + Other findings Lacrimal duct Mutation (NM_006767,3) c.
Pectus carinatum effects one in 1,500 children but there is treatment available for those who have the condition.
The patient had severe thorax deformities with pectus carinatum and small rib cage with prominent lower rib margins (Figure 1).
Otras alteraciones posibles son: pectus excavatum, escoliosis, hipoplasia maxilar y del arco zigomatico, irregularidades metafisiales, manos con clinodactilia, braquidactilia y/o polidactilia bilateral, en los pies puede haber polidactilia postaxial, duplicacion del hallux, hueso cuneiforme extra y cuboides amplio en el primer metatarsiano.
Por esta razon es importante documentar algunos signos y sintomas asociados a AOS en ninos como: infecciones frecuentes de vias respiratorias, pectus excavatum, cefalea al despertar, ronquidos frecuentes, respiracion forzada, sudoracion profusa, posiciones inusuales al dormir, sueno inquieto, enuresis, sonambulismo y pesadillas, con el proposito de tratar y remitir al paciente para su manejo medico (15,16).
The Nuss Procedure is a minimally invasive approach to correcting pectus exeavatum, and involves surgeons inserting a curved metal bar under the ribs and sternum to reshape the chest wall.
She had many of the features of Hurler's syndrome like large head, coarseness of facial features, nasal bridge was depressed, cornea was hazy, tongue was thick, contractures in the joints causing restricted mobility, in the chest there was pectus excavatum and wide ribs (Figure 1).
The team also diagnosed a slew of health conditions: a common chest wall deformity called pectus excavatum, or sunken chest (B); bone density marks called Harris lines in his leg bones that indicate physiological stress (C) and an enlarged liver (D).
The patient also had mild spinal scoliosis, significant thoracolumbar kyphosis, and pectus excavatum deformity.
Kister had a condition called pectus excavatum, or "sunken chest," a condition where the rib cage and breastbone develop abnormally and grow inward, causing a sunken chest bone, according to the Mayo Clinic.