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Table 1 Recommendations for diagnosis of PS (major complication)

From: Consensus based recommendations for diagnosis and medical management of Poland syndrome (sequence)

  Grade Consensus agreement
R1.1 Major complications are related to the severity of thoracic and upper limb defects; there are different complications, such as functional and structural limitations of compromised thoracic region and of upper limb. Definitely useful/strong literature 86,7%
R1.2 Aesthetic problems can determine psychological serious issues of patients and their parents. Psychological issues may be of different severity according to the gender and the education level. Definitely useful/strong literature 100%
R1.3 After the diagnosis of PS, US is indicated to exclude intra-abdominal, renal and heart structural anomalies. Possibly useful/modest literature 100%