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July 22, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Children’s Center leaves South Carolina girl smiling after surgery to correct pectus excavatum

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia Weiss (@cindyweiss)

When Sara Hutchins noticed an indent in her daughter Scarlett’s chest, she immediately recognized the cause: pectus excavatum, a condition that causes the breast bone to sink into the chest. A family member had the same condition, Sara says. “He’d had surgery to correct it but was never satisfied with his results.” Sara wanted to […]

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