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Figure 1: The figure shows clinical (a) and thermographic (b) aspects after the Nuss procedure. A hot spot was detected in the right lower chest wall ((b), black arrow). The resolution of the thermal imaging camera was 180×180 pixels, and the thermal sensitivity was less than 0.08°C. Note the complete absence of clinical signs of inflammation in the normal photograph.