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Potential Congenital Pectus Carinatum

Patient: My sister is 22 weeks pregnant (I’m 32 weeks). The results from her ultrasound indicate that her baby has pectus carinatum. Is it common to identify this in an ultrasound? How can we determine how serious this is and if there are any other associated disorders?Thanks,

 

 

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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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