Pectus Carinatum is a topic covered in the Pediatric Surgery NaT.

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Introduction

Pectus carinatum is manifested by protrusion of the sternum and surrounding cartilages and is commonly referred to as pigeon chest [1].

see also Chest Wall Deformities

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Last updated: August 8, 2017

Citation

TY - ELEC T1 - Pectus Carinatum ID - 829076 A1 - Mazziotti,Mark,MD AU - Misra,Meghna,MD AU - Abdullah,Fizan,MD, PhD AU - Sigalet,David,MD, PhD AU - Harris,Jamie,MD Y1 - 2017/08/08/ PB - Pediatric Surgery NaT UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829076/all/Pectus_Carinatum ER -