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Poland Syndrome

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  1. a rare birth defect characterized by underdevelopment or absence of the chest muscle (pectoralis) on one side of the body and webbing of the fingers (cutaneous syndactyly) of the hand on the same side (ipsilateral hand) mostly common on the right sid

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 28, 2008
  2. Poland's syndactyly and Poland's anomaly

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  3. first named in 1962 by Patrick Clarkson, a New Zealand born, British plastic surgeon working at Guy's Hospital and Queen Mary's Hospital, London

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  4. discussed this with his colleague at Guy's Hospital, Dr Philip Evans, who agreed that the syndrome was "not widely appreciated"

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  5. noticed that three of his patients had both a hand deformity and an underdeveloped breast on the same side

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