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Pectus Excavatum or Funnel Chest.
[OCOSH Code: D005660 391987005 Q67.6 BD_DBD_FC]

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2006 Pectus Excavatum eMedicine

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1004953-overview

Background: Pectus excavatum, also known as sunken or funnel chest, is a congenital chest wall deformity in which several ribs and the sternum grow abnormally, producing a concave, or caved-in, appearance to the anterior chest wall. Image 1 illustrates the typical appearance of this deformity in a 16-year-old boy. The...
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2011 Assessment of psychosocial functioning and its risk factors in children with pectus excavatum

Location: http://www.hqlo.com/content/9/1/28/abstract

Psychosocial functioning is poor in patients with pectus excavatum (PE). However, a comprehensive understanding of this issue does not exist. The aim of this study was to assess the severity of psychosocial problems as associated with PE, as well as to identify its risk factors.
Assessment of psychosocial functioning and its...
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Oral Facial Digital Syndrome Type 3 Information

Location: http://www.diseasesdatabase.com/ddb31980.htm

Diseases Database Entry aka Oral-facial-digital syndrome type 3 aka/or Orofaciodigital syndrome type 3 or Sugarman Syndrome A syndrome of eye abnormalities, lobulated hamartomatous tongue, dental abnormalities, bifid uvula, postaxial hexadactyly, pectus excavatum, short sternum, kyphosis, mental retardation, and ceaseless ("see-saw") winking of the eyelids occurring in one of the two sisters in the original report.
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pectus excavatum LSBU

Location: http://myweb.lsbu.ac.uk/dirt/museum/478-1496.html

Radiology case 478-1496 Clinical presentation: Young woman with chest pain, view taken in the days of routine PA and lateral views.
The spine can be seen through the heart shadow. The heart density is displaced to the right. The right heart border is obscured. The posterior borders of the ribs are...
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Pectus Excavatum PubMed Search

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=PureSearch&db=pubmed&details_term=%28%22funnel%20c ...

Search string ("funnel chest"[TIAB] NOT Medline[SB]) OR "funnel chest"[MeSH Terms] OR pectus excavatum[Text Word] URL http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=PureSearch&db=pubmed&details_term=%28%22funnel%20chest%22%5BTIAB%5D%20NOT%20Medline%5BSB%5D%29%20OR%20%22funnel%20chest%22%5BMeSH%20Terms%5D%20OR%20pectus%20excavatum%5BText%20Word%5D 1519 articles Nov 2006
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