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COMMON ABNORMAL CHEST SHAPES

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takojogo's version from 2017-01-17 00:50

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Question Answer
Kyphosishunchback, caused by posterior curvature of spine
Scoliosislatteral curvature of spine, chest proturding posteriorly, and ribs flatten out
Kyphoscoliosiscombination of kyphsis & scoliosis
pectus carinatumforward projection of xiphoid process and lower sternum (pigeon breast)
pectus excavatumfunnel shaped depression over lower (funnel chest)
barrel chestdaimeter of chest is 1:1 ratio instead of 1:2 ratio
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