Poland syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Asymptomatic patient.


Chest X-ray

Chest x-ray demonstrates a lucent right hemithorax. Pleural spaces are bilaterally unremarkable.


CT Chest (selected image)

CT demonstrates absence of the pectoralis major and minor muscle on the right. The visualized ribs appear unremarkable. 

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with Poland syndrome.

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Case information

rID: 8905
Published: 9th Mar 2010
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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