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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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2) This entity is included under the syndromic manifestations of Poland syndrome, which was originally described by Alfred Poland in 1840.
DISCUSSION: Named after Sir Alfred Poland, Poland syndrome includes the features of ipsilateral breast and nipple hypoplasia and/or aplasia, deficiency of subcutaneous fat and axillary hair, absence of the sternal head of the pectoralis major muscle, hypoplasia of the rib cage, and hypoplasia of the upper extremity.
Se individualizo esta entidad a partir de la descripcion que hizo Alfred Poland en 1841 de las caracteristicas patologicas que observo en una diseccion anatomica.
The Poland's Syndrome (also Poland syndrome Poland's syndactyly Poland sequence and Poland's anomaly) (PS) was first described in 1841 by Sir Alfred Poland.
Syndrome named after Sir Alfred Poland is described as an absence or under development of the chest muscle (pectoralis) on one side of the body as well as webbing of the fingers (cutaneous syndactyly) on the hand of the same side.