Table 7: Relationship between affected limb and occurrence of pectus excavatum.

Affected limbPectus excavatumTotal
PresentAbsent

Forelimb1 (20%)4 (80%)5
All limbs7 (87.5%)1 (12.5%)8
Hindlimb39 (100%)39

Total8 (15.38%)44 (84.62%)52

P < 0.001.