Poland Syndrome has a few variations on a theme when it comes to being named medically. The most commonly used form is poland syndrome or Poland’s syndrome.

names for poland syndrome

The “poland” part of Poland Syndrome is not a reference to the country but to the surname of “Alfred Poland”. He is recognised to be the first individual to medically group a number of people together with the same characteristics we now know to be Poland Syndrome.

The variations of the name of Poland Syndrome include:

    • Poland Syndrome

 

    • Poland’s Syndrome

 

    • Poland’s syndactyly

 

    • Poland sequence

 

    Poland’s anomaly

We also see shorthand versions regularly used in articles too such as PS or PA.

 

 

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