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Poland syndrome: unilateral hypoplastic pectoralis major with brachydactyly
  1. Juan Carlos Cataño1,
  2. Sara Restrepo2
  1. 1 Infectious diseases, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
  2. 2 Infectious Diseases, CES University, Medellin, Colombia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Juan Carlos Cataño, infectious diseases, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin 33944, Colombia; kataju{at}

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An 18-year-old woman presented to the infectious diseases clinic with a recurrent lower urinary tract infection, but on a routine full-body examination, she was noted to have a right hypoplastic pectoralis major muscle and breast (figure 1, panel A), plus brachydactyly of the right hand (figure 1, panel B). The patient reported that these findings had been present since birth. She noted no diminished …

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