Poland syndrome


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Po·land syn·drome

(pō'lănd), [MIM*173800]
an anomaly consisting of absence of the pectoralis major and minor muscles, ipsilateral breast hypoplasia, and absence of two to four rib segments.
An autosomal dominant [MIM 173800] condition—which may be a developmental field defect, or sequence—which is characterised by unilateral hypoplasia of skeletal muscle in the shoulder and chest wall, affecting the pectoralis major, serratus anterior, latissimus dorsi, variable hypoplasia of ribs, hand or entire arm, or ipsilateral syndactyly; most cases are de novo mutations

Po·land syn·drome

(pō'lănd sin'drōm)
An anomaly consisting of absence of the pectoralis major and minor muscles, ipsilateral breast hypoplasia, and absence of two to four rib segments.

Poland,

(Polland), Alfred, English physician, 1820-1872.
Poland anomaly - Synonym(s): Poland syndrome
Poland syndrome - absence of a portion of the pectoralis major muscle and syndactyly. Synonym(s): Poland anomaly
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Orofacial dysmorphism, cognitive retardation, extremity defects, Klippel-Feil anomaly, Poland syndrome, and epilepsy may also be observed in Moebius syndrome (7).
Hypoplasia and aplasia of the rib (11 pairs of ribs) can be observed together with Down Syndrome and Poland Syndrome.
Hereditary Poland syndrome with megacalycosis of the right kidney.
2) This entity is included under the syndromic manifestations of Poland syndrome, which was originally described by Alfred Poland in 1840.
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IN WHAT has been termed a breakthrough surgery, doctors at a hospital in Delhi have used body fat from the thigh to help recreate natural breast of a woman who was diagnosed with a condition called Poland syndrome.
Sam is a great role model for Taekwondo as the 18 year old has Poland Syndrome and showed great indomitable spirit in winning his event.
Poland Syndrome Associated with Pernicious Anemia and Gastric Dysplasia Turk J Hematol 2012;29:441-444
Additionally, the clinical overlap with other well-characterized malformations like Poland syndrome, cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita, and aplasia cutis congenita, makes its diagnosis challenging and may compromise accurate genetic counseling and risk estimation.
Molder swings like nobody else for two good reasons: he was born with no left pectoral muscle which makes that side of his chest concave and he also has Poland Syndrome, a relatively rare defect that made his left hand much smaller than his right.
And within nine months of joining two years ago she had enough to pay for the pounds 6,000 op she so badly wanted after being born with Poland Syndrome, which means her chest wall has not grown properly.
Beadle also had Poland Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder which stunted the growth of his right hand.