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Definition Return to top Pectus excavatum is the descriptive term for an abnormal formation of the rib cage, in which the distance from the breastbone (sternum) to the backbone (vertebrae) is decreased, giving the chest a caved-in or sunken appearance. aka Funnel Chest 2005 Daniel Rauch, MD, FAAP, Director, Pediatric... Highly Reputable

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