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11 Possible Causes for Pectus Excavatum in Males, Sloping Shoulders

  • Craniofrontonasal Dysplasia

    shoulders Rounded shoulders Rounded, sloping shoulders Sloping shoulders [ more ] 0200021 Facial asymmetry Asymmetry of face Crooked face Unsymmetrical face [ more ] 0000324[] Axillary pterygia Bipartite clavicle Brachycephaly Brachydactyly Broad hallux Camptodactyly of finger Clinodactyly of the 5th finger Craniosynostosis Down-sloping shoulders[] shoulders (sometimes associated with restricted movement); and in a small number of cases, mild learning difficulties, cleft lip, cleft palate and extra thumbs or big toes[]

  • Funnel Chest

    Other anatomic hallmarks of PE include sloped ribs, pot belly, and rounded shoulders, all of which become more prominent as the child grows older.[] -Pectus excavatum occurs more often in males than females (3:1) ,some studies say that this ratio reached 6:1 ,and accounts for 90% of congenital chest wall deformities.[] Another name for pectus excavatum is funnel chest , and the condition is much more common in males than in females .[]

  • Hypertelorism

    shoulder girdle deformity, and longitudinal ridging of nails in association with various truncal and extremity anomalies.[] excavatum (Cohen 1979).[] The second most common cause was craniofrontonasal dysplasia (n 18), a genetic syndrome comprising coronal synostosis, frontonasal anomalies, "frizzy" hair, narrow/sloping[]

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    Weak shoulder muscles, long necks and sloped shoulders, poor posture and obesity may contribute to thoracic outlet syndrome.[] METHODS: A retrospective study including 85 pectus excavatum patients (58 males and 27 females) was conducted.[] Thoracic Outlet Syndrome patients display forward rotated shoulders that increases the slope of the first ribs, backwardly displacing the manubrium, posterior right and/or[]

  • Oculo-Palato-Cerebral Syndrome

    Note the slender neck and the sloping shoulders. 416 F R Y D M A N E T A L focal atrophy at the left temporal lobe and moderate ventricular dilatation. Flg. 2.[] Skeletal anomalies include pectus excavatum , joint hyperlaxity and kyphoscoliosis.[] The neck was long and thin, the shoulders sloping, and a pectus excavatum deformity was present. Moderate dorsal kyphosis with thoracolum- bar scoliosis were observed.[]

  • Cap Myopathy

    shoulders Abnormality of the clavicle Atrioventricular block Abnormality of the humerus Abnormal aortic morphology Anomalous pulmonary venous return Aortic root aneurysm[] […] including pectus excavatum, elongated face and high-arched palate.[] […] fibrillation Spasticity Kyphoscoliosis Sprengel anomaly Hypoplastic left heart Pes valgus Thoracic scoliosis Atrioventricular canal defect Aplasia/Hypoplasia of the radius Down-sloping[]

  • Bifid Nose

    Their shoulders slope downwards and their neck may also appear webbed.[] […] the male external genitalia were normal, and the neuromotor examination was adequate for age.[] Rounded and sloping shoulders, often rather narrow, were observed in 16/18.[]

  • Colobomatous Microphthalmia - Rhizomelic Dysplasia Syndrome

    These may include a sideways and front-to-back curvature of the spine (kyphoscoliosis), narrow and/or sloping shoulders, underdeveloped collarbones (hypoplastic clavicles)[] […] or female - short stature, webbed neck, pectus carinatum/excavatum, cubitus valgus - Right sided heart lesions: Pulmonic stenosis, ASD, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - 25%[] […] dysplasia - AD inheritance - multiple cafe au lait spots - Crowe sign (axillary freckle like cafe au lait) - chr 12q, autosomal dominant (variable) - normal karyotypes - can be male[]

  • Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia tarda Type Kohn

    Skeletal defects include long neck, narrow thorax, down-sloping shoulders, and prominent elbow joints (Wiedemann et al. 1993).[] Scoliosis Kyphosis Lumbar lordosis Chest deformity Pectus excavatum unknown Pectus carinatum unknown Limbs Short Genu varum/valgum Normal mentation Inguinal hernia unknown[] Table 2 Phenotypic comparison of the six patients with “dappling” and “corner fracture” metaphyseal abnormalities Mutation Gender Nationality Physical examination Gly154Arg male[]

  • Mild Dysmorphic Features

    Also sloped shoulders, and pectoral muscles smaller than normal.[] There was a slight pectus excavatum and hypoplasia of the pectorals muscle.[] The father was normal. 20- CW-6 male/ prenatal AF de novo 48,XY, mar[11]/ 47,XY, mar[4] mar(20) n.a. see below {27} case 75 Advanced maternal age; positive maternal marker[]

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