Hemidystrophic thorax mimicking scoli...

Hemidystrophic thorax mimicking scoliosis

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The article by Dr. Hans-Rudolf Weiss and Sarah Seibel is published in The Open Orthopaedics Journal, Volume 12, 2018 Pectus Excavatum , Pectus Carinatum , Poland Syndrome , Sunken Chest Deformity , Barrel Chest Deformity , Body Builder Deformity , and Long Upper Chest Wall are Chest Wall Deformities that are documented in the medical literature. A scoliotic CWD, unlike PE or PC, does not only concern the anterior chest wall but is an expression of thoracic torsion due to the scoliotic torsion of the spine and adjacent ribs.

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