Sunken Chest (Pectus Excavatum)
Sunken chest, also known as pectus excavatum, is a condition where the breastbone is sunken into the chest. It looks like there is a deep dent in the centre of the chest.
Severe cases of Pectus Excavatum can interfere with the function of the heart and lungs.
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Pigeon Chest (Pectus Carinatum)
Pigeon chest, scientifically known as pectus carinatum, is a condition where the breastbone extends outwards. Severe cases may cause shortness of breath, especially during exercise.