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 31 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Poland syndrome].
 

Author(s): Manel Jellouli, Tahar Gargah

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Last Updated: 18 Feb 2016

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eComment. Could this be a first depiction of Poland syndrome?
 

Author(s): Aristotle D Protopapas

Journal: Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2015 Apr;20(4):557.

 

Last Updated: 20 Mar 2015

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Quality of life in patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), assessed using the IBS-Quality of Life (IBS-QOL) measure after 4 and 8 weeks of treatment with mebeverine hydrochloride or pinaverium bromide: results of an international prospective observational cohort study in Poland, Egypt, Mexico and China.
 

Author(s): Xiaohua Hou, Shengliang Chen, Yali Zhang, Weihong Sha, Xiaofeng Yu, Hesham Elsawah, Afifi Fahmy Afifi, Hisham Raafat El-Khayat, Alaa Nouh, Mohamed Fathalla Hassan, Ayman Abdel Fatah, Isabel Rucker Joerg, Juan Manuel Sánchez Núñez, Rodolfo Osthoff Rueda, Grazyna Jurkowska, Michal Walczak, Ewa Malecka-Panas, Krzysztof Linke, Marek Hartleb, Gwendolyn Janssen-van Solingen

Journal: Clin Drug Investig. 2014 Nov;34(11):783-93.

 

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) has a substantial impact on health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) but high-quality data pre- and post-treatment using the IBS-Quality of Life (IBS-QOL) measure are limited. The objective of this study was to evaluate the changes from baseline of the ...

Last Updated: 28 Oct 2014

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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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