Figure 5. Perform auscultation in a quiet room with a calm patient. Pectus Excavatum, however, is a chest bone (or sternum) deformity that has the potential of being much more dangerous than FCKS if not detected and treated early. Open repair with minimal cartilage resection is usually performed after the age of 10 years, optimally between 12 and 19 years. the Munchkin breed of cat. We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads. Der primäre Indikator für diesen Zustand ist eine deutliche "Beule" Deformität in der Mitte der Brust Ihres Kätzchens. Cresterea exagerata a cartilajelor costale, cauza necunoscuta,… Pectus excavatum in a cat: a case report R. Yaygingul, B. Kibar, I. Suner, A. Belge Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Adnan Menderes University, Aydin, Turkey ABSTRACT: This case report aims to clinically and radiologically describe a case of feline pectus excavatum and to evaluate the treatment results. The male gender dominates with a ratio of about 3:1. Pectus excavatum is a congenital malformation of the sternum and costochondral cartilages resulting in a ventral dorsal narrowing of the chest or a depression of the sternum into the chest cavity. Repair is recommended for symptomatic patients who have an elevated pectus severity index. Copyright © 2020 Elsevier B.V. or its licensors or contributors. Sometimes even minor appearing pectus excavatum can cause significant compression inside the heart and lungs. Langley-Hobbs, in Feline Orthopedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Disease, 2009. This is associated with marked exercise intolerance, dyspnoea and a wide range of other clinical signs. Skeletal manifestations can begin in childhood and can lead to incapacitating scoliosis, pectus deformities, and joint luxations and therefore patients with Marfan syndrome should undergo regular orthopedic exams, especially during puberty. Normal bronchovesicular sounds may be increased, decreased, or normal. Pulmonary expansion is confined, causing a restrictive defect. Pectus excavatum ist eine Erbkrankheit, die unmittelbar nach der Geburt auftritt. Die Trichterbrust tritt ebenfalls gehäuft beim Marfan-Syndrom, dem Poland-Syndrom und dem Fetalen Alkoholsyndrom auf. Hier können Sie eine unserer Fachzeitschriften abonnieren,

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