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Pectus Deformity
Tomás Franquet, MD, PhD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Synonyms

                • Pectus excavatum: Funnel chest
                • Pectus carinatum: Chicken breast or pouter pigeon breast
              • Definitions

                • Pectus excavatum: Sternum depressed; anterior ribs protrude anterior to sternum
                • Pectus carinatum: Anterior protrusion of sternum; congenital or acquired

              IMAGING

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                    PATHOLOGY

                    • General Features

                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                      • Presentation

                        • Demographics

                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                            • Treatment

                              DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                              • Consider

                                • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Haje SA et al: Pectus deformities: tomographic analysis and clinical correlation. Skeletal Radiol. 39(8):773-82, 2010
                                  2. Rattan AS et al: Pectus excavatum imaging: enough but not too much. Pediatr Radiol. 40(2):168-72, 2010
                                  3. Restrepo CS et al: Imaging appearances of the sternum and sternoclavicular joints. Radiographics. 29(3):839-59, 2009
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                                  KEY FACTS

                                  • Terminology

                                    • Imaging

                                      • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                        • Pathology

                                          • Clinical Issues

                                            • Diagnostic Checklist

                                              TERMINOLOGY

                                              • Synonyms

                                                • Pectus excavatum: Funnel chest
                                                • Pectus carinatum: Chicken breast or pouter pigeon breast
                                              • Definitions

                                                • Pectus excavatum: Sternum depressed; anterior ribs protrude anterior to sternum
                                                • Pectus carinatum: Anterior protrusion of sternum; congenital or acquired

                                              IMAGING

                                              • Radiographic Findings

                                                • CT Findings

                                                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                    PATHOLOGY

                                                    • General Features

                                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                      • Presentation

                                                        • Demographics

                                                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                            • Treatment

                                                              DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                              • Consider

                                                                • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                  Selected References

                                                                  1. Haje SA et al: Pectus deformities: tomographic analysis and clinical correlation. Skeletal Radiol. 39(8):773-82, 2010
                                                                  2. Rattan AS et al: Pectus excavatum imaging: enough but not too much. Pediatr Radiol. 40(2):168-72, 2010
                                                                  3. Restrepo CS et al: Imaging appearances of the sternum and sternoclavicular joints. Radiographics. 29(3):839-59, 2009