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Pectus Carinatum

Pectus Carinatum (Pigeon Chest): Symptoms, Treatments, Causes

  What is Pectus Carinatum? Pectus carinatum (or also called pigeon chest) is a condition that is not life-threatening. The breastbone is abnormally protruded outward, because of the rapid cartilage growth that is forcing the chest cavity outward. Mainly, the first symptoms are...

Brace Treatment for Pectus Carinatum

Brace Treatment The Brace treatment is a non-surgical way to cure this deformity. This treatment involves the fitting of the brace, which a person needs to wear for long hours every day. This generally takes around six months to get the desired result. However, the satisfaction...

Pectus Carinatum – Detailed Study and Treatment

What is Pectus Carinatum? Pectus Carinatum is a condition in which the sternum protrudes more than usual. When the cartilage and the ribs grow more rapidly than the bones, it causes an outward protrusion of the breastbone. The pigeon chest problem is non-life threatening issue....