Items Tagged ‘pectus excavatum’

June 26, 2013

the war within

By George23 George23

On May 29th 2013, I underwent surgery for a condition known as pectus excavatum. This condition said to occur 1 out of 400 males where the sternum sinks in rather than stepping out. Because of this result, placement of several internal organs are moved such as the heart being pushed to the left side of […]

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