A single bifid rib
is most commonly a normal incidental finding discovered on chest radiography.
Multiple nevoid basal-cell epithelioma, jaw cysts and bifid rib.
The infant exhibited the following manifestations of NBCCS: broad nasal bridge, bifid ribs, palmar and plantar pits, hypertelorism, iris coloboma, macrocephaly, and cleft lip and palate.
A bifid rib or sternum bifidum is a congenital abnormality of the anterior chest wall, with the sternal end of the rib cloven into two.
Bifid rib may be associated with Gorlin-Goltz basal cell nevus syndrome, a rare autosomal dominant condition characterised by multiple nevoid basal cell carcinomas, jaw cysts and bifid ribs.
, calcified falx cerebri), hypertelorism, epidermal inclusion cysts, and even medulloblastoma or ovarian fibromas.
He discovered Oliver had a kidney missing and also had bifid ribs
- a condition where the rib bones split instead of running parallel.