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Journal of the Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society 2010;13(1):123-126.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5397/CiSE.2010.13.1.123    Published online June 30, 2010.
Poland Syndrome: A Case Report
Soon Taek Jeong, Dong Kyu Moon, Chang Meen Sung, Hyung Bin Park
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, Korea. hbinpark@gnu.ac.kr
Poland 증후군 - 1예 보고 -
정순택·문동규·성창민·박형빈
경상대학교 의학전문대학원 정형외과학교실
Abstract
PURPOSE
Poland syndrome is rare disease which is characterized by absence of unilateral pertoralis major muscle accompanied by ipsilateral syndactyly or brachydactyly, which was described first by Alfred Poland in 1841. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We performed the physical examination, laboratory test and radiologic evaluation to 18 year old male, who complaint asymmetry of right anterior chest.
RESULTS
We diagnosed the Poland syndrome due to absence of right pectoralis major muscle and brachydactyly of right hand.
CONCLUSION
Current authors report a patient who had hypopalsia of pectoralis muscles, which needed differential diagnosis with pectoralis major rupture.
Key Words: Pectoralis major muscle; Poland syndrome


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