A member asked:

I do not have a right pectoral muscle. my abs are also messed up on my right side too? is this something i should be worried about?

10 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Poland Sequence: Look up poland sequence http://omim.Org/entry/173800 thought to be a sporatic event 1/20, 000 births the ps affects m>f , r>l, is thought to occur because of an interruption of fetal blood flow to the developing muscle, associated problems mostly involve the limbs on the same side. A visit with a clinic that specializes in genetic counseling may provide you with the best info for your case.

Answered 9/5/2012


Dr. Charlene Sojico answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Yes: It can affect you emotionally, psychologically, physically! how do you feel about yourself? Are you having any signs and symptoms from it? If yes, please see your doctor for referrals to specialists that can help with your specific medical condition.

Answered 3/26/2013



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