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31 Jul 2007

Enlarged chest bone
Hi, my 13 year old son's chest bone sticks out on the right hand side. It isn't flat like on the left. I have taken him for x-rays and my GP says that's the way it has grown and there is nothing we can do. He has also said it might get worse as he grows older. Please can you advise.
Many thanks
Susan
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Susan
Please get a second opinion from an orthopod - he is still growing and they may be able to fix this with braces or a small operation.
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