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Pectus Excavatum 

Pectus Excavatum
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Pectus Excavatum
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Edward C. Rosenow

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199756926.003.0078
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date: 18 April 2021

If you do not have a lateral CXR and examined patient through the gown, you would not know what this abnormality is if you have never seen it before

Shadow is depressed chest wall “on end”

Right heart border is not evident (arrow) because heart is pushed laterally to the left and straight left heart border mimics heart disease...

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