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Diagnosis of Chest Wall Disorders

Your child’s pediatrician will start checking for this condition with a physical exam. They will also consider your child’s personal and family medical history. From there, their doctor may refer your child to a pediatric surgeon for further evaluation. Upon evaluation by the surgical team, your child may also be referred to other specialists including cardiology (heart), pulmonology (lung) and genetics when needed. Throughout this process, any of the specialists or their pediatricians may order one or more of the following tests to diagnose a chest wall disorder:

Treatments for Chest Wall Disorders

If your child has a chest wall disorder, their doctor may recommend one or more of the following treatment options:


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Contact an Orlando Health doctor

If you suspect that your child may have a chest wall disorder, make an appointment with an Orlando Health pediatrician today so your child can start on the road to improved health.