Chest Wall Deformity overview
Which procedures does this include?
Pectus excavatum is a structural deformity of the anterior thoracic wall in which the sternum and rib cage are shaped abnormally. Pectus excavatum produces a sunken appearance of the chest, which can either be present from birth or develop after puberty.
Poland's Syndrome is a disorder where a person is born with missing/underdeveloped muscles on the side of their body, which results in abnormalities that potentially affect one of more of the shoulder, chest, hand, and arm. The severity of these abnormalities can vary depending on the individual.