The Chest

William Reardon

in The Bedside Dysmorphologist

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2007 | ISBN: 9780195300451
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199975204 | DOI:
The Chest

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This chapter covers clinical signs relating to the chest (Poland Anomaly, Accessory Nipples, Athelia/Hypothelia (Absent or Hypoplastic Nipples), Gynecomastia, Sloping Shoulders, Small Thorax, Pectus Excavatum and Carinatum, Scoliosis) and, for each sign, gives information on how to recognize the sign, establishing a differential diagnosis, and investigations to consider. Relavent images are included for each sign.

Chapter.  3697 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Genetics ; Neonatology

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