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Bilateral clicking ribs.
  1. W Parry,
  2. I Breckenridge,
  3. Y F Khalil
  1. Department of Thoracic Surgery, Llandough Hospital, Penarth, South Glamorgan.


    Congenital abnormalities of the ribs, including slipping or clicking rib, are well recognised but rarely give rise to symptoms. Slipping rib has previously been described as a unilateral condition. We report an unusual case of symptomatic bilateral slipping ribs treated successfully by surgery.

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