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Funnel Chest MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Funnel Chest
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.099.386
C05.660.386
C16.131.621.386
Unique ID
D005660
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005660
Annotation
a sternum abnorm; do not use /‌congen & do not coord with INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES
Scope Note
A developmental anomaly in which the lower sternum is posteriorly dislocated and concavely deformed, resulting in a funnel-shaped thorax.
Entry Term(s)
Pectus Excavatum
NLM Classification #
WE 715
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Funnel Chest Preferred
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