Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
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The patient was a 15 year old female with a small deformed right chest wall and a small right hand.
Clinical Physical Exam:
The right chest wall was smaller in size than the left.
Clinical Differential Diagnosis:
Chest film demonstrated the soft tissues over the right hemithorax to be thinned, and the exact muscles affected were noted on a chest CT exam.
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Imaging Differential Diagnosis:
The patient underwent chest wall reconstruction and mammoplasty.
Follow-up and Prognosis:
The patient had an uncomplicated post-operative course.
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