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Diagnostic Pointers in Cardiology - Thorax

Author: Dr. Subrahmanyam Karuturi, MD

 

Diagnostic PointersDiagnosisAssociated Cardiac Diagnosis
Shield chestTurner SyndromeHypoplastic left heart , Coarctation of the Aorta, Bicuspid Aortic Valve, Aortic Dissection, Hypertension
Barrel chestEmphysemaCor pulmonale
Pectus carinatum, pectus excavatum, kyphoscoliosisMarfan's SyndromeMitral Valve Prolapse, Aortic Root Dilation, Aortic Dissection
Kyphoscoliosis Cor pulmonale
Thoracic bulges ASD/VSD
Pectus carinatuum, pectus excavatum, straight back Systolic murmurs
Akyphotic, straight back Mitral Valve Prolapse

 

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