Abstract

Cervical Rib and Possible Neurological Complications

Author(s): Wei-Tse Hsia, Chun-Han Liao, Te-Chun Shen

A chest radiograph performed during a health check-up of a 42-year-old woman showed a near normal appearance; however, there was an asymmetric bony structure in the right upper quarter, which connects with the cervical vertebrae. There was no pain, numbness or tingling, muscles wasting or weakness, or cold hands, swelling, or blanching. The lady had no specific complaints and her physical examination was unremarkable.


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