She was found to possess pectus carinatum
at age of 2 years and scoliosis at age of 6 years.
effects one in 1,500 children but there is treatment available for those who have the condition.
Keel pectus carinatum
, extreme scoliosis, varus deformity both feet.
For pectus carinatum
, surgery is rarely performed nowadays as complete correction can be attained using a chest brace, again avoiding both a big operation as well as an unsightly scar.
No candidate of isolated deformity of pectus carinatum
exhibited costal flaring.
(horizontal and protuberant sternum) and a shortened neck with clouding of the cornea, ligamentous laxity and joint stiffness are also seen.
Se puede presentar pectus excavatum o pectus carinatum
, acortamiento del esternon y costillas supernumerarias.
2%) Pectus excavatum 8 (2%) Pectus carinatum
8 (2%) [S.
Technically known as pectus carinatum
, the condition causes the chest wall to protrude outward, giving the patient's chest the appearance of the breast of a bird.
Is there a "rachitic rosary" of the ribs, pectus carinatum
deformity, or Harrison's groove?
Pectus affects around three in 1,000 people and has two more common forms - excavatum or sunken chest in which a dip appears in the chest and pectus carinatum
or pigeon chest in which the chest pushes outwards.
Haje e colaboradores (2002) desenvolveram estudos com 4303 escolares brasileiros onde se fez uma triagem daqueles que possuiam alteracoes toracicas sendo encontrados, 39 casos de pectus carinatum
e 2 de pectus excavatum, totalizando 41 ocorrencias.
The first can result in a tall stature with long slim limbs, pectus carinatum
, muscle hypotonia and joint hypermobility.
The thoracic cage shows thoracic kyphosis (rachitic cat-back), thickening of the costochondral junctions (rachitic rosary) and pectus carinatum
These patients can suffer complications like scoliosis, pectus excavaturm, and pectus carinatum
, also known as a "pigeon chest.