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Poland syndrome

Disease definition

Poland syndrome is marked by a unilateral absence or hypoplasia of the pectoralis major muscle (most frequently involving the sternocostal portion), and a variable degree of ipsilateral hand anomalies, including symbrachydactyly.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Poland anomaly
    • Poland sequence
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q79.8
  • OMIM: 173800
  • UMLS: C0032357
  • MeSH: D011045
  • GARD: 7412
  • MedDRA: 10036007
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