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Virtual Pediatric Hospital: Thoracopaedia: An Imaging Encyclopedia of Pediatric Thoracic Disease: Case 61 Thoracopaedia: An Imaging Encyclopedia of Pediatric Thoracic Disease

Case 61

Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


Chief Complaint:
Eleven year old male with complex congenital heart disease.

Clinical History:
The patient was an 11 year old male with complex congenital heart disease. A routine preoperative chest film was obtained.

Clinical Physical Exam:
Marked pectus excavatum.

Clinical Labs:
Non-contributory

Clinical Differential Diagnosis:
Pectus excavatum

Imaging Findings:
The chest film demonstrated a marked pectus excavatum. An abdominal CT exam also demonstrated the marked pectus excavatum.

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Imaging Differential Diagnosis:
Pectus excavatum

Operative Findings:
None

Pathological Findings:
None

Final Diagnosis:
Pectus Excavatum

Follow-up and Prognosis:
Not available.

Similar Cases:
None

References:

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