Asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy, or Jeune syndrome, was first described in 1954 as a case report describing a newborn with a narrow, rigid chest and multiple cartilage anomalies that led to respiratory insufficiency . Other noted associations include limb defects and mild dwarfism. Ultimately, short, wide ribs and abnormal costochondral junctions result in a narrow bell-shaped chest.
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Berg P, González R, Nolan H, Danielson PD, Chandler N, Mazziotti MV, Misra MV, Abdullah F, Sigalet D, Harris JC. Thoracic Dystrophy. In: Hirschl RR, Powell DD, Waldhausen JJ, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2021. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829078/all/Thoracic_Dystrophy. Accessed May 29, 2023.
Berg, P., González, R., Nolan, H., Danielson, P. D., Chandler, N., … Mazziotti, M. V. (2021). Thoracic Dystrophy. In Hirschl, R., Powell, D., & Waldhausen, J. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829078/all/Thoracic_Dystrophy
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