Pectus excavatum

El pectus excavatum es una condición en la cual el esternón luce hendido y, el tórax, cóncavo. Algunas veces se le llama "pecho en embudo". La mayoría de los casos corresponde a hallazgos aislados, es decir, que no se asocian con ninguna otra condición. Sin embargo, el pectus excavatum forma parte de algunos síndromes.Pectus excavatum

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Last reviewed 5/15/2013 by Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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