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Rib deformities in children

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Dr. Saurabh Gupta MD

the left side of my rib cage is a little bigger than my right I have no pain and all my organ are in good shape from the complete abdominal I did. I was wondering if it is normal to have one rib cage ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saurabh Gupta ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

surgeon from USA. my son who is 4 months old had a deform right side rig cage bone tuck-in. my question, is this deform will effect his future life. means that he cannot walk properly, or his body will bend ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Rakhi Tayal MD

my husband served in vieet nam in 68 & 69. He was exposed to agent orange . at this time he is considered 100% disabled. My question is , my son was borned in 1972 . at 6 years old they repaired his chest from a cocndition... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakhi Tayal ( OBGYN)
Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi MD

I have been taking my now four year old daughter to an OT and to a PT (but was discharged after one month) since she was 3. She broke her femur in Russia before coming home. She walks down the stairs with her right foot... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Taher Kagalwala MD

Dear Doctor, My 4 month old baby boy has a deform right rib bones. His right side bone abit tuck in ... often. My questions are, will this deform bones will effect him in the future? Will it effect his... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Taher Kagalwala ( Pediatrician)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Jnikolla MD

hi-one of my ribs (the top part on my left side) sticks out loads and looks twisted/deformed. My back is perfectly straight and my ribs on the right are completely normal. I m not sure if it s the top ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jnikolla ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Taher Kagalwala MD

in her rib cage or something we have never noticed before. Her dad has a rib cage deformity on one side ...My 13 year old daughter just showed me that the bottom of her rib cage is not... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Taher Kagalwala ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Nandita Chatterjee MD

a deformity as well. The sapratratgus i think that s what it s called not sure didn t form correctly instead ... but not the cauliflower ear. What are reasons why my children were born like this? Any causes?... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nandita Chatterjee ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Daniel Pollack MD

I m a nursing student. While observing a youtube video, also saw overlapping toes deformity bilaterally on child. Child was undernourished and very small for age. Not familiar with this birth defect ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Daniel Pollack ( Podiatrist)
Dr. Aashish Raghu MD

well on my left side. my rib like caves in and like the bones on the bottom make like a big bump. my ribs have never bothered me before until like last year, Im scared to go and see a doctor cause i ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Aashish Raghu ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Raju A.T MD

If the deformities she has were due to infection the chances of your children having such problems is nil.

Dr. Karl Logan MD

Sounds more like a tilted sternum than pectus excavatum. These deformities in the chest wall are not medically significant and on the whole should be ignored.

Dr. Krishna Dubey MD

Yes this is a congenital formation or genetic abnormality. Thanx.