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Pectus carinatum

Pectus carinatum: Introduction

Pectus carinatum: An outward protrusion of the chest where the sternum is pressed outward. See detailed information below for a list of 76 causes of Pectus carinatum, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Pectus carinatum:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Pectus carinatum. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Pectus carinatum:

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Pectus carinatum: Symptom Checker

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Pectus carinatum: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Pectus carinatum

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Pectus carinatum: Deaths

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Causes of Pectus carinatum listed in Disease Database:

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Definitions of Pectus carinatum:

Pectus carinatum is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Pectus carinatum, or a subtype of Pectus carinatum, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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Organs affected by Pectus carinatum:

The list of organs typically affected by Pectus carinatum may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Pectus carinatum

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How Common are these Causes of Pectus carinatum?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pectus carinatum. Of the 76 causes of Pectus carinatum that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 5 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 73 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pectus carinatum:

The following list of conditions have 'Pectus carinatum' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Pectus carinatum?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Pectus carinatum, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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What are the alternative names for Pectus carinatum:

Pigeon chest
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Classifications of Pectus carinatum:

Medical Conditions associated with Pectus carinatum:

Chest deformity (283 causes), Chest symptoms (1355 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Deformity symptoms (1826 causes)

Symptoms related to Pectus carinatum:

Chest wall deformity (22 causes), Pigeon chest (76 causes), Marfan syndrome, Morquio syndrome, Noonan syndrome, Trisomy 18, Trisomy 21, Homocystinuria, Osteogenesis imperfecta, Multiple lentigines syndrome, Sly syndrome

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pectus carinatum

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