Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
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A congenital skeletal dysplasia can cause thoracic constriction that leads to limitation of lung development and bilateral pulmonary hypoplasia.
Small, hypoplastic lungs. Narrowed and constricted thoracic cage with short, dysplastic ribs. Other skeletal anomalies are present depending on the underlying congenital skeletal dysplasia.
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