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336 Possible Causes for Widened Ribs

  • Hypertrichotic Osteochondrodysplasia

    Additional findings in most patients included thickened calvarium, broad ribs and metaphyseal widening of long bones with enlarged medullary canals.[orpha.net] , sternum, clavicles, and scapulae]; Widened ribs; Narrow shoulders ABDOMEN: [External features]; Umbilical hernia SKELETAL: Osteoporosis; Delayed bone age; [Skull]; Widened[genome.jp] Pericardial effusions; Congenital hypertrophy of left ventricle; Bicuspid aortic valve; [Vascular]; Patent ductus arteriosus CHEST: [External features]; Narrow thorax; [Ribs[genome.jp]

  • Vitamin D Deficiency

    Predominant areas include metaphysis of the long bones and sterna ends of the ribs, which is also known as rachitic rosary.[physio-pedia.com] , fraying, and clubbing in areas of active bone growth, predominantly around the metaphyseal ends of the long bones and sternal ends of the ribs.[physio-pedia.com] Skeletal Deformities [2] In children with rickets there is often bowing of the long bones and widening, fraying, and clubbing near epiphyseal (growth) plates.[physio-pedia.com]

  • Cystitis

    ., splaying, flaring, cupping); shortening of the tubular bones; widened growth plates; coxa vara; and anterior cupping, sclerosis, and splaying of the ribs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Emphysema

    The interspaces of the ribs are widened on inspiration and expiration, and the chest is raised and lowered as though a solid cage, rather than expanded.[henriettes-herb.com] These findings include bilaterally hyperlucent lungs, flattened hemidiaphragms with widened costophrenic angles, and horizontal ribs.[rtmagazine.com]

  • Osteoporosis

    Findings include undermineralized bones, widened-appearing sutures, brachycephaly, flail chest, rachitic costochondral rib changes (see Figure 1A ), flared metaphyses (resulting[web.archive.org]

  • Hyponatremia

    Findings include undermineralized bones, widened-appearing sutures, brachycephaly, flail chest, rachitic costochondral rib changes (see Figure 1A), flared metaphyses (resulting[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cystocele

    ., splaying, flaring, cupping); shortening of the tubular bones; widened growth plates; coxa vara; and anterior cupping, sclerosis, and splaying of the ribs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 1H

    rib cage that are shaped like oars Frequent and persistent upper respiratory infections and noisy breathing Early death usually by the age of 10 due to cardiac and other[syndromepictures.com] […] of long bones pointing of proximal metacarpals widening of anterior ribs (oar-shaped / paddle ribs) and clavicles thoracolumbar kyphosis or hypoplastic vertebra at thoracolumbar[radiopaedia.org] […] nose The spleen and the liver may be enlarged Abnormalities in the Heart value Limited language skills due to enlarged tongue Restricted motor movement Prominent forehead Widened[syndromepictures.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]

  • Hernia

    A chest radiograph showed fractures of the anterior portion of the eighth rib and widening of the eighth intercostal space.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In closing the thoracotomy, the widened intercostal space was reduced with the use of reinforcement with the same type of mesh, which was fixed to the lower and upper ribs[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A CT scan of the chest revealed fractures of the anterior portion of the eighth rib, widening of the eighth intercostal space, and diaphragmatic discontinuity, through which[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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