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What is Thoracic Wall?

What are Thorax Wall Diseases?

The thoracic wall is the structures that protect our heart and lungs, consisting of bones and muscles, and allow us to breathe. The ribs and sternum (board of faith) form the bone structure. Congenital anomalies of the thoracic wall  (shoemaker's chest, pigeon's chest), benign tumors (chondroma, lipoma, osteoma, etc.), malignant tumors (chondrosarcoma, osteosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, etc.). These diseases can be treated surgically. Especially shoemaker and pigeon chest can be treated with non-surgical method (vacuum bell) in suitable cases recently.

Thoracic Wall Disorders;

What is Pectus Excavatum ( Shoemaker Chest )?

What is Pectus Carinatum ( Pigeon Breast )?

What is a Jeans Tumor?

What Are Rib Fractures?

What are Sternum Diseases?

Thorax Wall Diseases Short Facts

Ankara Etlik City Hospital Chest, Cardiovascular Diseases Hospital

Varlık, Halil Sezai Erkut Cd. No:5, Yenimahalle/Ankara

Information and Appointment



  • Prof. Dr. Serdar Han
  • Prof. Dr. Serdar Han
  • Prof. Dr. Serdar Han
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