Poland Syndrome malady
Rare diseases, Reproductive diseases, Bone diseases, Fetal diseases, Oral diseases categories
Genetics Home Reference:21 Poland syndrome is a disorder in which affected individuals are born with missing or abnormal muscles on one side of the chest wall. Most individuals with Poland syndrome also have abnormalities of the hand, which often involve shortened fingers, partial fusion of the fingers, or both. The hand abnormalities usually affect the same (ipsilateral) side of the body as those of the chest. Poland syndrome affects the right side of the body more often than the left side.
MalaCards based summary: Poland Syndrome, also known as poland anomaly, is related to dextrocardia and adams-oliver syndrome, and has symptoms including asymmetry of the thorax, aplasia/hypoplasia of the nipples and aplasia of the pectoralis major muscle. Affiliated tissues include breast, skin and bone.
NIH Rare Diseases:41 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. last updated: 6/25/2011
Wikipedia:63 Poland syndrome (also Poland\'s syndrome, Poland\'s syndactyly, Poland sequence, and Poland\'s anomaly)... more...
Poland Syndrome, Aliases & Descriptions:
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Global: Rare diseases, Fetal diseases
Anatomical: Reproductive diseases, Bone diseases, Oral diseases
Rare gynaecological and obstetric diseases
Rare bone diseases
Developmental anomalies during embryogenesis
Characteristics (Orphanet epidemiological data):47
Inheritance: Autosomal dominant,Not applicable; Prevalence: 1-9/100000 (Europe); Age of onset: Infancy,Neonatal; Age of death: normal life expectancy
Symptoms:47 (show all 33)
HPO human phenotypes related to Poland Syndrome:(show all 29)
MalaCards organs/tissues related to Poland Syndrome:31
Breast, Skin, Bone, Liver, Heart, Kidney, Spleen, Retina
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26ICD10 via Orphanet
34MESH via Orphanet
46OMIM via Orphanet
56SNOMED-CT via Orphanet
61UMLS via Orphanet