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How common is pectus excavatum?

Pectus excavatum is the most common chest abnormality present at birth, appearing in about one in every 300-500 live births.

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Author: Jonathan Meddings BMedLabSc (Hons)
First answered: 16 Nov 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Cleft lip and palate


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