Medical Definition of Phthinoid chest

1. A long narrow chest, the lower ribs being more oblique than usual and sometimes reaching almost to the crest of the ilium, with the scapulae projecting backward, the manubrium sterni depressed, and Louis' angle sharper than normal; such a chest was once considered indicative of pulmonary tuberculosis. (05 Mar 2000)



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