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289 Possible Causes for Flaring Rib

  • Prune Belly Syndrome

    Flaring of the ribs or narrowing of the chest can cause the chest to be deformed in children with the syndrome. An enlarged bladder is present in almost all cases.[rarediseases.about.com] Flaring of the lower ribs secondary to distention of the abdomen is seen.[emedicine.medscape.com] Radiography Radiographic findings in prune belly syndrome are as follows: Chest: Hypoplastic lungs, flaring of the lower ribs secondary to the distended abdomen is seen (see[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Pneumonia

    […] and above the collarbone Flaring (widening) of the nostrils Pain in the chest, particularly with coughing or deep breathing Wheezing Bluish tint to the lips or nails, caused[healthychildren.org] […] breathing difficulties, you may notice these other, more specific symptoms, too: Cough Fast, labored breathing Increased activity of the breathing muscles below and between the ribs[healthychildren.org]

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type 15

    It shows severe osteoporosis of skeleton with fractures of upper extremities, crumpled femora, flared rib cage with narrow apex and multiple beads of callus on each rib.[iofbonehealth.org] Necropsy showed abnormal rib morphology with anterior flaring and evidence of a healing left femoral fracture.[jmg.bmj.com] Radiographic skeletal survey showed femoral bowing with slight metaphyseal flaring, Wormian bones, and the presence of only 11 ribs bilaterally (fig 3).[jmg.bmj.com]

  • Jarcho-Levin Syndrome

    […] cage * Vertebral defects * Flared ribs * Posterior fusion of ribs * Absence of ribs * Short neck * Low hairline at abck of neck * Pectus carinatum * Increased anteroposterior[checkorphan.org] Individuals with spondylothoracic dysostosis have vertebral body malformations and ribs which flare in a fanlike pattern but which are not significantly malformed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] * Short trunk dwarfism * Prominent back of skull * Broad forehead * Wide nasal bridge * Anteverted nostrils * Up-slanted space between eyelids * Short thorax * Crab-like rib[checkorphan.org]

  • Anauxetic Dysplasia

    The fetuses had severe bowing of the long bones, short, flared ribs, platyspondyly, metaphyseal flaring, skin dimpling, ...[diseaseinfosearch.org]

  • Hirschsprung's Disease

    .  On examination • Gross abdominal distention, visible peristalsis, flared ribs from abdominal distension causing a wide subcostal angle. • Palpable faecal masses in the[slideshare.net]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 3

    Minor bone deformities like a raised sternum and flared ribs are quite common.[jonahsjustbegun.org]

  • Kyphomelic Dysplasia

    ribs, small thoracic cage, and platyspondyly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The fetuses had severe bowing of the long bones, short, flared ribs, platyspondyly, metaphyseal flaring, skin dimpling, with normal external genitalia and karyotypes and a[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] generalised bone dysplasia is marked angulation of the femora, associated with short stature, bowing and shortening of other long bones, metaphyseal changes in infancy, flared[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pallister-Killian Syndrome

    […] anterior ribs, and broad metaphyses of the long bones, particularly of the femora.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] X-rays of the chest may reveal flared anterior ribs. Broad femoral metaphysis is another common radiological finding.[jle.com] […] infants showed a recognizable, though mild, pattern of skeletal changes mainly affecting axial bones, including delayed ossification of the vertebral bodies and pubic bones, flared[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    There may be signs that the child is having trouble breathing, including flaring of the nostrils and clenching of the muscles in the ribs.[ada.com]

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