General and Thoracic Surgery Chest Deformities
General and Thoracic Surgery Chest Deformities

Pediatric surgeons at Children's Mercy Kansas City specialize in minimally invasive surgery to repair pectus excavatum, a congenital deformity of the anterior wall of the chest in which several ribs and the sternum grow abnormally.

Pectus Excavatum

Pectus excavatum (sunken chest, funnel chest) is the most common abnormality of the chest in children.
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Pectus Carinatum

Pectus carinatum (PC) is a common pediatric condition characterized by an abnormal overgrowth of the rib cartilages.
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