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Short supernumerary rib

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Concept ID:
Congenital Abnormality
Synonym: Short Supernumerary Rib
SNOMED CT: Short supernumerary rib (95265004)


An extra rib at the cervicothoracic border with the distal extremity rounded, length less than one third of the length of the ossified portion of the first thoracic rib and no costal cartilage distal. (Makris S, Solomon HM, Clark R, Shiota K, Barbellion S, Buschmann J, Ema M, Fujiwara M, Grote K, Hazelden KP, Hew KW, Horimoto M, Ooshima Y, Parkinson M, Wise LD. Terminology of developmental abnormalities in common laboratory mammals (Version 2). Part B. Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol. 2009 Aug;86(4):227-327.) [from NCI]

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  • CROGVShort supernumerary rib

Professional guidelines


Le Bris MJ, Marcorelles P, Audrézet MP, Parent P, Heren P, Le Guern H, Herry A, Morel F, Collet M, Férec C, De Braekeleer M
Am J Med Genet A 2003 Jul 1;120A(1):44-8. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.20199. PMID: 12794691

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