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What does this mean by Irregular rib Xray ?

I got a back xray today and two of my ribs are connected before they connect to my spine. What does this mean ? Is it common ?
Asked On : Thu, 3 Jun 2010
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
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Thanks for your query
Fusion of ribs is not so common but of no significant consequences. If it is not causing any problem, let it be like this. No treatment looks neccessary. However if it is causing symptoms of pain, off and on analgesics may be required.
Take care
Answered: Fri, 9 Sep 2011
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