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What causes bone on left side of chest larger than the right?

The bone on th left side of the chest is comparatively larger than the one on the right side. I have this condition from the childhood but now the left side of the chest has started to ache. It is really discomforting. Need your advise.



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Shakir
Thu, 13 Apr 2017
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
This normally occurs when one has a bend in the spine called scoliosis, or vit deficiency in childhood, like Rickets, you need a thorough assessment , and only then things can be finalized.
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