Pierre robin syndrome

What is Pierre robin syndrome?

It is a congenital condition of facial abnormalities in humans. PRS is a sequence, that is, a chain of certain developmental malformations, one entailing the next. The 3 main features are cleft palate, micrognathia (a small jaw) and glossoptosis (airway obstruction caused by backwards displacement of the tongue base).

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Mother of a son four years old which was diagnosed Stickler syndrome. Until a year ago he was led by Pierre Robin sequence, and then the...

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My son was born with cleft lip and palate. He recently had an expansion appliance installed which widened his upper jaw. He is prone to nose...

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Hello Dr, my name is Kristen And I m 19 years old, I was born with Pierre robin syndrome , a cleft pallet, sleep apnea , had ear problems my whole...

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Cleft palate,micrognathia and glossoptosis are the symptoms associated with pierre robin syndrome.
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