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The patient was a 16 year old male with a severe pectus excavatum deformity.
Clinical Physical Exam:
Severe pectus excavatum.
Images 1, 2, and 3
Clinical Differential Diagnosis:
No preoperative imaging was performed.
Imaging Differential Diagnosis:
The patient underwent a Welch repair of pectus excavatum over a retrosternal Adkin's bar.
Follow-up and Prognosis:
The patient had an uncomplicated post-operative course. The Adkin's bar was removed 7 months after placement.
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