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Pectus carinatum

Introduction: Pectus carinatum

Description of Pectus carinatum

Pectus carinatum (medical condition): A rare disorder characterized by bone abnormalities in the chest region....more »

See also:

Currarino-Silverman:
  »Introduction: Currarino-Silverman
  »Symptoms of Currarino-Silverman

Pectus carinatum: A painless harmless condition where the breastbone protrudes forwards. Also called pigeon chest pigeon chest.

Pectus carinatum: Related Topics

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Pectus carinatum: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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 Institutes of Health (NIH)

Pectus carinatum as a Disease

Pectus carinatum: Another name for Currarino-Silverman (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Currarino-Silverman
  »Symptoms of Currarino-Silverman

Pectus carinatum: Related Diseases

Pectus carinatum: Pectus carinatum is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Pectus carinatum

Some of the causes of Pectus carinatum are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Pectus carinatum (Currarino-Silverman)

Some of the symptoms of Pectus carinatum incude:

  • Outward projection of sternum
  • Pigeon chest deformity
  • Keel arched chest deformity
  • Premature closure of sternum sutures

Pectus carinatum as a Symptom

Pectus carinatum (symptom): An outward protrusion of the chest where the sternum is pressed...more »

Pectus carinatum (symptom): See Pectus carinatum (symptom information).

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Source: Diseases Database

Source - NIH

Hierarchical classifications of Pectus carinatum

The following list attempts to classify Pectus carinatum into categories where each line is subset of the next.

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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