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A Rare Case of Poland Syndrome with Absence of Ipsilateral Nasolacrimal Duct

Keywords: Poland Syndrome , Syndactyly

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First described in a cadaver examined by A. Poland atGuy’s Hospital in 1841, “this combined anomaly of webbedfingers(cutaneous syndactyly) of the hand on the sameside and the absence or underdevelopment of the sternocostalportion of ipsilateral pectoralis major muscle isknown as Poland’s Anomaly, Poland’s Syndactyly, orPoland’s Syndrome.1 It is a rare condition present atbirth (congenital). For people born with Poland’sSyndrome, the breastbone portion (sternal) of thepectoralis is also missing.

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