Barrel Chest

A barrel chest is a particular shape of the chest region. The chest is more round than usual and is abnormal. The cause is usually a chronic respiratory disorder such as asthma, CF, or COPD. ...

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Causes

Causes of barrel chest symptoms include:

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Misdiagnosis

The signs of a barrel chest are sometimes overlooked. Patients may blame old age or other issues rather than the ...

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