Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
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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 Differential Diagnosis:
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:
Follow-up and Prognosis:
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