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5 Possible Causes for Unilateral Absence of Breast Tissue

  • Poland Syndrome

    For hypoplastic breast/absent tissue on one side on mammography, consider: amazia : absence of breast parenchyma amastia : absence of breast tissue can occur from an excision[radiopaedia.org] European Respiratory Journal 2013 42: P2663; DOI: Abstract Poland’s syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly with absence or hypoplasia of pectoral muscles, anomaly of breast[erj.ersjournals.com] […] of a pre-puberal breast bud or from chest wall irradiation during childhood For a unilateral hyperlucent hemithorax on a chest radiograph see the main article: unilateral[radiopaedia.org]

  • Primary Hypergonadotropic Hypogonadism-Partial Alopecia Syndrome

    […] of breast tissue, absent ovaries, mild-moderate dorsal kyphosis, thin upper lip and unilateral sensorioneural deafness in one of them.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] with partial alopecia, primary hypergonadotropic hypogonadism and Mullerian hypoplasia associated with mild mental retardation, microcephaly, flat occiput, sparse eyebrows, absence[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Unilateral Hypoplasia or Absence of Pectoralis Major Muscle

    For hypoplastic breast/absent tissue on one side on mammography, consider: amazia : absence of breast parenchyma amastia : absence of breast tissue can occur from an excision[radiopaedia.org] European Respiratory Journal 2013 42: P2663; DOI: Abstract Poland’s syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly with absence or hypoplasia of pectoral muscles, anomaly of breast[erj.ersjournals.com] absence of the sternal head of the pectoralis major; rib cage and upper extremity hypoplasia; breast and nipple hypoplasia; reduced fatty tissue, sweat glands, and hair in[aafp.org]

  • Absence of Pectoralis Muscle

    For hypoplastic breast/absent tissue on one side on mammography, consider: amazia : absence of breast parenchyma amastia : absence of breast tissue can occur from an excision[radiopaedia.org] absence of the sternal head of the pectoralis major; rib cage and upper extremity hypoplasia; breast and nipple hypoplasia; reduced fatty tissue, sweat glands, and hair in[aafp.org] […] of a pre-puberal breast bud or from chest wall irradiation during childhood For a unilateral hyperlucent hemithorax on a chest radiograph see the main article: unilateral[radiopaedia.org]

  • Alopecia - Hypogonadism - Extrapyramidal Syndrome

    […] of breast tissue, absent ovaries, and mild to moderate dorsal kyphosis.[findzebra.com] One sister also had unilateral sensorineural deafness.[findzebra.com] […] alopecia, primary hypogonadotropic hypogonadism and mullerian hypoplasia associated with mild mental retardation, microcephaly, flat occiput, sparse eyebrows, thin upper lip, absence[findzebra.com]

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