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Gaceta Médica Boliviana

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TERAN M, Carlos G.  and  ANTEZANA, Alejandro N.. Poland syndrome: Description of a case in the delivery room. Gac Med Bol [online]. 2018, vol.41, n.1, pp.64-66. ISSN 1012-2966.

Poland Syndrome is a rare congenital condition characterized by the absence unilateral pectoralis major muscle. it can be associated with other multiple malformations usually in the same affected side. The clinical manifestation in newborns are merely described in the literature, therefore many aspect in its presentation in the nursery are ignored. We present the case of a newborn manifesting paradoxical breathing since birth. This clinical finding is barely describe in poland’s syndrome and even less during newborn period.

Keywords : Poland Syndrome; Delivery Rooms; Congenital; Hereditary; Neonatal Diseases ; Abnormalities.

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