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Glossary for Thoracic wall deformity

Medical terms related to Thoracic wall deformity or mentioned in this section include:

  • Alagille Syndrome: A genetic disorder affecting the liver and characterized by the absence of some or all of the liver bile ducts that transport bile within the liver.
  • Alagille syndrome: A genetic disorder affecting the liver and characterized by the absence of some or all of the liver bile ducts that transport bile within the liver.
  • Barrel chest: increased AP diameter of the lung.
  • Beemer-Langer syndrome: A very rare inherited condition characterized by a number of congenital abnormalities and death generally occurs during early infancy.
  • Bone symptoms: Symptoms affecting the body's bones
  • Chest deformity: Malformation or distortion the normal appearance of teh chest.
  • Chest symptoms: Symptoms affecting the chest region.
  • Cleidocranial dysplasia: A rare genetic disorder characterized by collarbone defects, late ossification of cranial sutures and delayed tooth eruption.
  • Currarino-Silverman: A rare disorder characterized by bone abnormalities in the chest region.
  • Deformity symptoms: Various types of deformity
  • Desbuquois syndrome: A rare condition characterized by short-limbed dwarfism, characteristic facial features and skeletal abnormalities.
  • Developmental problems: Physical or mental development difficulty.
  • Down Syndrome: A chromosome syndrome causing physical effects and mental retardation.
  • Ellis -van creveld syndrome:
  • Ellis-van Creveld syndrome:
  • Emphysema: Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is defined as an abnormal, permanent enlargement of the air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles accompanied by destruction of their walls and without obvious fibrosis.
  • Funnel Chest: Depression of the breast bone - sunken chest appearance. The condition is usually a congenital deformity but may occur in association with conditions such as rickets, Marfan syndrome and Poland syndrome. Severe cases may result in breathing problems or may affect heart function.
  • Growth symptoms: Symptoms related to poor or excessive growth.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Infant symptoms: Symptoms affecting babies and infants.
  • Kyphosis: Increased curvature of the thoracic spine, giving the appearance of being hunched over.
  • Marfan syndrome: A genetic connective tissue disorder involving a defect of chromosome 15q21.1 which affects the production of the fibrillin needed to make connective tissue.
  • Marfan's syndrome: A genetic connective tissue disorder involving a defect of chromosome 15q21.1 which affects the production of the fibrillin needed to make connective tissue.
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Pectus carinatum: An outward protrusion of the chest where the sternum is pressed outward.
  • Pectus excavatum: An abnormal development of the chest in which the chest has a caved in appearance or sunken appearance.
  • Pulmonary venous return anomaly: A rare disorder where one or more of the four veins that carry oxygenated blood from the lungs drain to the right atrium of the heart instead of the left atrium. Symptom severity is determined by the number of veins involved and the exact location of the heart that the veins drain into.
  • Rib fracture: A fracture of the ribs
  • Rickets: A condition that affects the bones due to vitamin D deficiency
  • Scoliosis: A condition which is characterized by lateral curvature of the spine
  • Short rib-polydactyly syndrome, Saldino-Noonan type: A rare genetic disorder characterized by short stature, bone formation abnormalities, heart defects and other deformities.
  • Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
  • Thanatophoric dysplasia, type 1: A rare lethal genetic disorder characterized by severe skeletal abnormalities, flat vertebrae, large head and low nasal bridge.
  • Turner Syndrome: Rare chromosome syndrome with one X but no second X or Y chromosome.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Thoracic wall deformity:

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