Radiology of the Chest Wall

  • Georg F. Eich
  • Christian J. KellenbergerEmail author
  • Ulrich V. Willi
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Potential abnormalities of the chest wall in a child, including anatomic variants, congenital malformations and deformities, infection, tumors, and trauma will be reviewed. The imaging findings of these entities will be discussed with emphasis on what radiography, ultrasound, computed tomography, or magnetic resonance imaging can contribute to the evaluation of the pediatric chest wall.


Chest Wall Spinal Muscular Atrophy Anterior Chest Wall Pectus Excavatum SAPHO Syndrome 
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We would like to acknowledge the contribution of imaging material by Drs. Paul Babyn and David Manson, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Dr. Javier Lucaya, HMI Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona, and Drs. Miralles and Rasero from Madrid.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Georg F. Eich
    • 1
  • Christian J. Kellenberger
    • 2
    Email author
  • Ulrich V. Willi
    • 3
  1. 1.Pediatric RadiologyKantonsspitalAarauSwitzerland
  2. 2.Department of Diagnostic ImagingThe University Children’s HospitalZürichSwitzerland
  3. 3.Emeritus, Department of Diagnostic ImagingThe University Children’s HospitalZürichSwitzerland

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