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Ann Med Res. 2006; 13(4): 275-277

Poland Syndrome: A Case Report

Süleyman Savaş Hacıevliyagil*, Gazi Gülbaş*, Levent Cem Mutlu*, Özkan Yetkin*, Hakkı Ulutaş**, Hakan Günen*



Poland syndrome is a rarely encountered genetical disorder that is characterized with unilateral absence of pectoralis major muscle. Upper extremity deformities and anomalies in the breast, nipple and hand may accompany the syndrome. It is generally right sided and is more frequent in males.

A 36 year-old male patient’s PA chest X-ray who was admitted with the complaint of haemoptysis, showed rightsided hyperlucency. His chest computed tomography demonstrated Poland syndrome. This patient was presented as case report because of rarity of Poland syndrome.


Key Words: Poland syndrome, Absence of pectoralis major, Unilateral hyperlusensy. Poland sendromu tek taraflı pektoralis major kasının yokluğu ile karakterize konjenital

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