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What does an asymmetrical ribcage in an infant indicate?

Hi! I just noticed that my baby s rib cage is asymmetrical. His right side is sticking out much more than his left aide. He is 4.5 months old and happy and healthy otherwise. I will take him to his pediatrician asap, but would appreciate any ideas on what this could be. I am very worried. Thank you!
Fri, 8 Jun 2018
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