Rudimentary asymmetric cervical ribs

Case contributed by Dr Abraão Kupske

Presentation

Routine exam.

Patient Data

Age: 36
Gender: Female

Incidental findings of bilateral cervical ribs, smaller on the left side.

No other abnormality.

Annotated image

Incidental findings of bilateral cervical ribs, smaller on the left side (shown in red).

Case Discussion

Cervical ribs are uncommon accessory rib arising from the seventh cervical vertebra, usually an incidental and asymptomatic finding (as in this case).

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Case information

rID: 57215
Published: 13th Dec 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded
Institution: Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre

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