Dr. Sagar S. Rashinkar, Dr. Prakash G. Mantur


POLAND SYNDROME is rare disorder characterised by underdeveloped/ absent  chest muscle on one side of body. Incidence,l in 10,000 to 1 in 1,00,000.The authors describe a case of 65years old man,with history of breathlessness,on clinical examination of head to toe revealed defect of chest wall on left side.The authors presents a variant of poland's syndrome to empasize the risk of trauma to underlying cardia,may impair significant movement on one side of body, as condition is asymptomatic and often not diagnosed & psychological toll if diagnosed in teenagers .This is few of documented cases of poland's syndrome from india.


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