S. A. WEISMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In a series of reports1 previously published I emphasized the following facts:
1. That the healthy normal adult chest was, contrary to the general belief, flat and that the tuberculous chest was deep.
2. That at birth the chest is almost round, and that by the age of five about 87 per cent of the total flattening out process already has taken place, and that there is only about 13 per cent difference between the contour of the chest of a five year old child and a fully mature adult type of chest, which is attained at puberty.
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WEISMAN SA. THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE FLAT CHEST TO INTELLIGENCE(THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE FLAT CHEST TO INTELLIGENCE*). Ann Intern Med. 1935;9:451–457. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-4-451
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;9(4):451-457.
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