Poland syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Chest asymmetry.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

CT scan images demonstrates absence of the pectoralis major and minor muscles on the right side. The visualized ribs appear unremarkable. 

Case Discussion

Features on CT scan are compatible with Poland syndrome which refers to a congenital unilateral absence of the pectoralis major and minor muscles and is a recognized cause of unilateral hyperlucent hemithorax

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Case information

rID: 83877
Published: 8th Nov 2020
Last edited: 8th Nov 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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