Poland syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe



Patient Data

Age: 30 years old
Gender: Male
Absence of the right pectoral muscles is noted incidentally. No traumatic injury.

Case Discussion

Poland syndrome refers to a congenital unilateral absence of the pectoralis major and minor muscles and is a recognised cause of unilateral hyperlucent hemithorax. 

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Case information

rID: 53231
Published: 8th May 2017
Last edited: 25th Sep 2017
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