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199 Possible Causes for Widened Ribs

  • Osteoporosis

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

  • 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[] […] 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[]

  • Hypertrichotic Osteochondrodysplasia

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

  • Acromegaly

    Vertebral enlargement, widened intervertebral spaces and osteophyte formation also being observed.[] The thorax is deformed due to protuberance of the lower portion of the sternum, and by elongation and divergence of the ribs.[] Limbs Imaging studies show diaphyseal cortical thickening of the long bones and widened joint spaces, sometimes with osteophytes.[]

  • Kozlowski Brown Hardwick Syndrome

    MalaCards integrated aliases for Kozlowski Brown Hardwick Syndrome: Name: Kozlowski Brown Hardwick Syndrome 53 73 Unusual Facies, Hooked Clavicles, 13 Pairs of Ribs, Widened[] Unusual facies, hooked clavicles, 13 pairs of ribs, widened metaphyses, square shaped vertebral bodies and communicating hydrocephalus. Pediatr Radiol 22:328, 1992.[] Unusual facies, hooked clavicles, 13 pairs of ribs, widened metaphyses, square shaped vertebral bodies and communicating hydrocephalus Abstract Two strikingly similar twin[]

  • 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[] […] of long bones pointing of proximal metacarpals widening of anterior ribs (oar-shaped / paddle ribs) and clavicles thoracolumbar kyphosis or hypoplastic vertebra at thoracolumbar[] […] 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[]

  • Asphyxiating Thoracic Dysplasia

    Short, anteriorly widened ribs; B. Flat, triradiate acetabula. Short, bowed femora with widened ends.[] Horizontal trident lower iliac margins Flat acetabulae Severely shortened long bones Widened metaphyses Longitudinal metaphyseal spurs Vertebral abnormalities[] Narrow, rectangular chest, short anteriorly widened ribs; B. Flat, triradiate acetabula; C. Slightly dysplastic long bones. Cupped distal ends of the forearm bones.[]

  • Congenital Emphysema

    Key findings include hyperlucency on the affected side with ipsilateral atelectasis, widened rib spaces, and diaphragmatic flattening.[] There is also widening of the rib spaces, flattening of the ipsilateral diaphragm, and a mediastinal shift to the contralateral side.[] The ipsilateral rib spaces may be widened, the ipsilateral hemidiaphragm may be depressed, and there may be contralateral mediastinal shift.[]

  • Spondyloepimetaphyseal Dysplasia Type Irapa

    Symptoms via clinical synopsis from OMIM: 57 Skeletal: osteoarthritis spondyloepimetaphyseal dysplasia Chest Ribs Sternum Clavicles And Scapulae: pectus carinatum widened[] The anerior ends of the ribs were widened and the scapulae were wide with prominence at their lower edges (Fig 3A-E). Fig. 3A-E. A. Hand and Forearm.[]

  • Pyle's Disease

    […] of the ribs and clavicles, platyspondyly and cortical thinning.[] […] of the ribs and collarbones, flattening of the bones of the spine (platyspondyly), and thinning of outer (cortical) layer of bone.[] Affected individuals may have widened collar bones (clavicles), ribs, or bones in the fingers and hands.[]

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