Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 40, Issue 6, pp 859–868 | Cite as

Pathology of the thoracic wall: congenital and acquired

  • Pilar García-PeñaEmail author
  • Ignasi Barber


This review aims to cover the main congenital and acquired lesions that arise in the thoracic wall of infants and children. Imaging often plays an essential role in the evaluation of symptomatic and asymptomatic thoracic wall abnormalities. The use of appropriate imaging modalities for each condition will be addressed, as well as the range of benign and malignant conditions that can occur.


Chest Congenital Acquired Child Chest wall Pediatrics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pediatric RadiologyHospital Materno-InfantilBarcelonaSpain

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