2008, Number 3
Rev Med Hosp Gen Mex 2008; 71 (3)
Islas DLP, Cardiel MLE, Hernández RG, Reynoso AE, Luna RC
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ABSTRACTThe Poland syndrome is characterized by a hypoplasia or aplasia pectoralis major muscle, with variable involvement of the breast right hemithorax, 75% of cases and also the distal part of the upper limb (syndactyly) ipsilateral. It is a syndrome with implications: 1/7,000 to 1/30,000 births, according to include only the typical forms or lower and incomplete. It is more common in male newborns. There are few reports of Poland syndrome secondary to the intake of misoprostol during pregnancy, exposure of this, in utero can cause abnormalities in the fetus attributed to vascular disruption, hence the importance of reporting this case given by the association.