Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pectus excavatum – a Latin term meaning hollowed chest – is the most common congenital deformity of the anterior wall of the chest. It causes several ribs and the sternum to grow abnormally and produces a caved-in or sunken appearance of the chest. Pectus excavatum can appear at birth or develop during puberty. The condition is sometimes considered to be only a cosmetic problem but depending on its severity, it can impair cardiac and respiratory function and cause pain in the chest and back...
|Author||Lydia D. Thomson-Smith|
|Number of Pages||84|
|Country of Manufacture||India|
|Product Brand||FastBook Publishing|
|Product Packaging Info||Box|
|In The Box||1 Piece|
|Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com||2015-10-08 00:00:00|