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Chest Wall Disorders

What are Chest Wall Disorders?

Chest Wall Disorders are severe structural deformities of the spine, ribs, or sternum (a long flat bone in front of the body to which the collarbone and most of the ribs are attached), which may cause problems with breathing and lead to respiratory failure.

What are the treatment options for Chest Wall Disorders?

Treatment may involve oxygen supplementation and the application of breathing masks.

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