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What is Pigeon Chest?

Description of the condition

Pigeon chest, also known as pectus carinatum, is a condition where the chest looks abnormally shaped and structured.


  • Pigeon chest can be classified as type 1, where one or both sides of the chest protrude, or as type 2, where the protrusion only occurs on one side.


Symptoms include an irregular chest shape and self-esteem issues.


The causes of pigeon chest may be related to genetics, bone or muscle development, or other factors, but the exact cause is not always clear.


Diagnosis may involve a physical examination, X-rays, or computed tomography.


Treatment may include physical therapy, dietary correction, or surgical intervention, especially in cases where pigeon chest causes pain or breathing problems.


Prevention may involve exercises to strengthen chest muscles and proper nutrition to maintain bone health.


Treatment and diagnosis of pigeon chest is carried out by plastic surgeons or orthopedic specialists.

Note: This material is provided for informational purposes only and is not medical advice.