funnel chest

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funnel chest

[′fən·əl ‚chest]
(medicine)
A developmental deformity in which the sternum is depressed and the ribs and costal cartilages curve inward.
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About the Center of Excellence for Pectus - A premier center for the Nuss Procedure, specializing in the treatment of Pectus Excavatum and Carinatum.
The severe life-threatening deformities of ectopia cordis and asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy are rare in comparison with the more frequent and milder pectus excavatum and carinatum.
Las anormalidades oseas pueden ser: costillas bifidas, cifosis, pectus excavatum, espina bifida oculta, ademas de polidactilia en manos y pies o sindactilia del segundo o tercer ortejo.
Radiographic evaluation revealed dorso-ventrally flattened ribs and no problems of pectus excavatum (Fig.
Usualmente la atresia y estenosis congenita del bronquio se presenta como una entidad aislada, pero puede acompanarse con malformaciones congenitas como pectus excavatum, neumotorax espontaneo, secuestro pulmonar, retorno venoso pulmonar anomalo, defectos pericardicos y aplasia pulmonar.
The deformation of the thorax has various forms, the overwhelming majority of them is the pectus excavatum (90%) and keeled chest (8%) deformity (Abdrahmanov, Tazhin, Anashev, 2010; Urmonas and Kondrashin, 1983).
This edition includes new and updated boxes discussing physicians and scientists who contributed to the diagnosis of specific diseases, new information on ultrasounds, new and updated information on HIV prevention and mother-to-infant transmission, new text on renal transplantations, updated BMI data from the 2010 USDA Dietary Guidelines, new sections on pectus excavatum and Marfan syndrome, and updated tables and statistics.
Associated congenital anomalies in ELS include diaphragmatic hernia, congenital cystic adenoid malformation, bronchogenic cysts, cardiovascular malformation, and pectus excavatum.
His chest is too flat and his sternum too short, a condition called pectus excavatum, and his knee caps dislocate freely.
Hip subluxation, pectus excavatum, and hemangioma, associated with chemotherapy only.