Z-type pattern pectus excavatum/carinatum in a case of noonan syndrome

Maria Grazia Sacco-Casamassima, Seth D. Goldstein, Margaret Birdsong, Kimberly H. McIltrot, Fizan Abdullah, Paul M. Colombani

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Noonan syndrome is a genetic condition that can present with complex thoracic defects, the management of which often presents a surgical challenge. We present the surgical approach applied to a severe combined excavatum/carinatum deformity that had resulted in a Z-type configuration of the chest in a 9-year-old girl with Noonan syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1835-1837
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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