Poland syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Sherif Shebl Kotkata


Young female patient complaining of asymmetry in the appearance of her chest wall.

Patient Data

Age: 23 years
Gender: Female

Scout image

Scout for the CT chest revealed mild hyperlucency of the right half of the chest wall. 

Case Discussion

The chest radiography of Poland syndrome is characterized by an area of hyperlucency in the affected side. 

CT clearly demonstrate the absence of the pectoralis major and minor muscles, also allows better delineation of any other associated musculoskeletal anomalies.  

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Case information

rID: 40010
Published: 4th Oct 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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