Current Management of Pectus Excavatum

@article{Fonkalsrud2003CurrentMO,
  title={Current Management of Pectus Excavatum},
  author={Eric W. Fonkalsrud},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={27},
  pages={502-508}
}
Abstract Pectus excavatum (PE) is one of the most common anomalies of childhood. It occurs in approximately 1 in every 400 births, with males afflicted 5 times more often than females. PE is usually recognized in infancy, becomes much more severe during adolescent growth years, and remains constant throughout adult life. Symptoms are infrequent during early childhood, but become increasingly severe during adolescent years with easy fatigability, dyspnea with mild exertion, decreased endurance… CONTINUE READING
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