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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The terms "Poland syndrome" returned 32 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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: 25 Nov 2016

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[Poland syndrome].
 

Author(s): Manel Jellouli, Tahar Gargah

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Last Updated: 18 Feb 2016

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The efficacy of an education-based secondary outpatient prevention programme after acute coronary syndrome hospitalisations and treatment in Poland. The Patient Club initiative.
 

Author(s): Zbigniew Siudak, Michał Pers, Karolina Dusza, Iwona Franczak, Agata Zegzda, Monika Bechta, Anna Kwiatkowska, Anna Knutelska, Bernardyna Zemla, Agnieszka Kubiak, Mirosława Zarzycka, Nina Kudelko-Blacha, Patrycja Koźmińska, Małgorzata Oleksy, Dariusz Dudek

Journal: Kardiol Pol. 2016 ;74(2):185-91.

 

Guidelines on cardiovascular prevention from the European Society of Cardiology advocate sustained educational measures to be undertaken by both doctors and nurses to ensure lifestyle changes for patients after acute coronary syndromes (ACS). A planned programme of a series of educational ...

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2016

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The terms "Poland syndrome" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[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: 5 Apr 2016

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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: 24 Nov 1981

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