Poland syndrome

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Poland syndrome

Poland syndrome is characterized by an underdeveloped or absent chest muscle on one side of the body, absence of the breastbone portion (sternal) of the chest muscle, and webbing of the fingers of the hand on the same side. The cause of Poland syndrome is not known. This syndrome is nearly always sporadic. It tends to be right sided and is more common in boys than girls.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Poland syndrome" returned 35 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Comparison of objective and subjective evaluation of breast symmetrization results in patients with Poland syndrome.
 

Author(s): Anna Kasielska-Trojan, Tomasz Zieliński, Paweł Pisera, Bogusław Antoszewski

Journal: Pol Przegl Chir. 2018 Feb;90(1):25-28.

 

There are many methods of analyzing the appearance of the breasts, but most of them are based on the patient's subjective assessment or on the opinion of a specialist panel. Anthropometric measurements enable objective breast evaluation. The aim of the study was to compare the objective ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Dietary Patterns in Relation to Metabolic Syndrome among Adults in Poland: A Cross-Sectional Study.
 

Author(s): Edyta Suliga, Dorota Kozieł, Elżbieta Cieśla, Dorota Rębak, Stanisław Głuszek

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In several populations the associations between diet and the risk of metabolic syndrome have not been fully examined yet. The aim of the study is to identify the main dietary patterns among Polish adults and the evaluation of the relationships of these patterns with metabolic syndrome ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Assessment of copy number variations in 120 patients with Poland syndrome.
 

Author(s): Carlotta Maria Vaccari, Elisa Tassano, Michele Torre, Stefania Gimelli, Maria Teresa Divizia, Maria Victoria Romanini, Simone Bossi, Ilaria Musante, Maura Valle, Filippo Senes, Nunzio Catena, Maria Francesca Bedeschi, Anwar Baban, Maria Grazia Calevo, Massimo Acquaviva, Margherita Lerone, Roberto Ravazzolo, Aldamaria Puliti

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Poland Syndrome (PS) is a rare congenital disorder presenting with agenesis/hypoplasia of the pectoralis major muscle variably associated with thoracic and/or upper limb anomalies. Most cases are sporadic, but familial recurrence, with different inheritance patterns, has been observed. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Poland syndrome" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Poland syndrome: about a case and review of the literature].
 

Author(s): Meriam Benzalim, Laila Berghalout, Sophia Elfakir, Hicham Jalal

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Poland syndrome is a rare congenital malformation associated with various degrees of thoracic and homolateral upper limb abnormalities. We report the case of a 7-year old girl who underwent exploration for depression of the left hemithorax associated with homolateral subclavicular ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[A need to implement new tools for diagnosing tobacco-addition syndrome and readiness/motivation to quit smoking in the working-age population in Poland].
 

Author(s): Marzenna Broszkiewicz, Wojciech Drygas

Journal: Med Pr. 2016 ;67(1):97-108.

 

High rates of tobacco use is still observed in working-age population in Poland. The present level of the state tobacco control has been achieved through adopting legal regulations and population-based interventions. In Poland a sufficient contribution of health professionals to the ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Poland-Möbius syndrome.
 

Author(s): D L Parker, P R Mitchell, G L Holmes

Journal: J. Med. Genet.. 1981 Aug;18(4):317-20.

 

A patient with stigmata of both the Möbius syndrome and the Poland syndrome is presented. This is now the twelfth well-documented patient with a combination of the two syndromes. The association of the Poland syndrome and the Möbius syndrome occurs with sufficient frequency that ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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