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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.
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
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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.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)
The list of organs typically affected by Pectus carinatum may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Pectus carinatum mentioned in various sources:
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:
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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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Pectus carinatum, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Medical Conditions associated with Pectus carinatum:
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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