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136 Possible Causes for Thoracic Asymmetry

  • Scoliosis

    Locations Occurs in the thoracic (upper) and lumbar (lower) spine, with the same basic appearance as that in teenagers, such as shoulder asymmetry, a rib hump, or a prominence[srs.org] […] as noted on the forward bend test in the thoracic, thoracolumbar, and lumbar area, shoulder height discrepancies, and trunk shift, especially in skeletally immature patients[doi.org] […] parents, as well as contributing to expensive, unnecessary radiographs and specialty consultations. 61 , 62 Community physicians should be concerned with noticeable body asymmetries[doi.org]

  • Microtia

    Facial asymmetry, malocclusion, facial nerve palsy, and macrostomia as well as thoracic deformities can also accompany MI.[symptoma.com]

  • Joint Subluxation

    Are radiographic changes in the thoracic and lumbar spine of adolescent’s risk factors for low back pain in adults.[renovationchiropractic.com] Unless they are treated by the time these children have reached adulthood, the compensatory asymmetries will almost certainly have become fixed and they require treatment.[renovationchiropractic.com]

  • Benign Fibrous Mesothelioma of the Pleura

    Physical examination revealed thoracic asymmetry and no sounds of breathing were found in the right lung.[analesdepediatria.org] We report the case of an asymptomatic 15-year-old girl with a giant thoracic mass revealed incidentally on a chest radiograph.[analesdepediatria.org]

  • Lung Hernia

    Physical examination revealed thoracic asymmetry, with a soft, reducible mass corresponding to the region of swelling that was painful on palpation.[nejm.org]

  • Pulmonary Infarction

    ) C profile – anterior consolidation (shred sign) Normal – A profile without PLAPS PLAPS posterolateral alveolar and/or pleural syndrome A good presentation on thoracic US[sonospot.wordpress.com] […] profile – anterior B lines bilaterally with lung sliding B’ profile – B profile without lung sliding A/B profile – A lines on one side and B lines present on the other side (asymmetry[sonospot.wordpress.com]

  • Marfan Syndrome

    They noted that her dorsal spine was malaligned and that there was thoracic asymmetry, calling the condition hyperchondroplasia, as they believed the disease to be the opposite[whonamedit.com]

  • Kyphoscoliosis

    Radiological study by the thoracic skeleton observed shows a thoracic asymmetry conditioned by scoliosis, that reveals an increase in the convexity, to the right, of the thoracic[radiopaedia.org] Besides the asymmetry of the thoracic wall and the deviation of the vertebral column – which may increase several degrees per year – KS patients typically claim backaches[symptoma.com]

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Lung decortication for chronic empyaema: effects on pulmonary function and thoracic asymmetry in the late period. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg . 2009 Oct. 36 (4):754-8.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

    Physical examination revealed thoracic asymmetry and no sounds of breathing were found in the right lung.[analesdepediatria.org] We report the case of an asymptomatic 15-year-old girl with a giant thoracic mass revealed incidentally on a chest radiograph.[analesdepediatria.org]

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