Poland's syndrome

Poland's syndrome

[pō′ləndz]
Etymology: Alfred Poland, British physician, 1820-1872
unilateral absence of the sternocostal head of the pectoralis major muscle and ipsilateral syndactyly. Also called Poland's anomaly.
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Though not as serious as breast cancer, breast deformities among youngsters which are congenital and developmental in nature cover a wide range from asymmetrical breasts and Poland's syndrome to underdeveloped breasts, abnormal shapes and accessory breasts/nipples.
Poland's syndrome includes absence of the breast, upper limb deformity and absence of the pectoral muscles.
Colleen Kelly, 20, went through hell during her teenage years because she suffered from Poland's Syndrome, a rare birth defect in which the chest muscle refuses to develop on one side.
There is a condition called Poland's Syndrome where one breast fails to develop.
He suffered from birth with a condition called Poland's syndrome, which meant his right hand never fully developed.
The reasons for surgery were: 45% Cosmetic Bilateral Breast Augmentation; 30% Severe Asymmetry; 9% Poland's Syndrome (congenital absent breast); 8% Tubular breast Deformity; 6% Congenital Micromastia (severe underdevelopment); 2% Other ASAPS Statistics
He was also a tireless worker for charities, helping raise more than pounds 100million for Children With Leukaemia and Children With Poland's Syndrome, the condition that left him with a right hand that was not fully formed.