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Poland-Möbius syndrome

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A combination of Poland's syndrome and Möbius's syndrome II that is considered to represent a specific genetic malformation with autosomal dominant inheritance.


  • A. Poland:
    Deficiency of the pectoral muscles. Guy’s Hospital Reports, London, 1841, 6: 191.
  • P. J. Möbius:
    Über angeborene doppelseitige Abducens-facilais Lähmung.
    Münchener medizinische Wochenschrift, 1888, 35: 91-94, 108-111.
  • N. Gadot, B. Biedner, G. Torok:
    Moebius syndrome and Poland anomaly; case report and review of the literature.
    Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismusmus, 1979, 16: 374-376.
  • D. L. Parker, et al:
    Poland-Moebius syndrome. Journal of Medical Genetics, London, 1981, 18: 317-320.

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