Pierre Robin syndrome


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Pierre Robin syndrome

 [pyār ro-ban´]
an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by smallness of the mandible, cleft palate, and often drooping of the tongue, backward and upward displacement of the larynx, and angulation of the manubrium sterni. Cleft palate makes sucking and swallowing difficult, permitting easy access of fluids into the larynx.

Pierre Rob·in syn·drome

(pē-yār' rō-ban[h]'), [MIM*261800]
retrognathia and glossoptosis, often associated with upper airway obstruction and feeding difficulties; may be accompanied by cleft palate, laryngomalacia, ocular and cervical spine abnormalities; weak evidence of autosomal recessive inheritance.

Pierre Robin syndrome

Pierre Robin sequence Pediatrics A group of oral defects–very small lower jaw with a posterior-placed tongue that causes choking and dyspnea, especially while asleep; other findings include a high arched palate or cleft palate. See Cleft palate.

Pi·erre Rob·in syn·drome

(pē-yār' rō-ban[h]' sin'drōm)
A complex of congenital anomalies including micrognathia and abnormal smallness of the tongue, often with cleft palate, severe myopia, congenital glaucoma, and retinal detachment. Intelligence of those affected is usually normal.
Synonym(s): Robin syndrome.

Robin,

Pierre, French pediatrician, 1867-1950.
Pierre Robin syndrome - micrognathia and abnormal smallness of the tongue, often with cleft palate, severe myopia, congenital glaucoma, and retinal detachment. Synonym(s): Robin syndrome
Robin syndrome - Synonym(s): Pierre Robin syndrome

Pi·erre Rob·in syn·drome

(pē-yār' rō-ban[h]' sin'drōm) [MIM*261800]
Complex of congenital anomalies including micrognathia and abnormal smallness of tongue, often with cleft palate. Intelligence of those affected is usually normal.
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The Pierre Robin syndrome is a good illustration of the consequences of a single in-utero malformation leading to a series of anatomic abnormalities with several associated clinical manifestations.
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24 patients were diagnosed to have Pierre Robin syndrome out of which 6 had ocular involvement.
Sienna has Pierre Robin syndrome, where a child is born with a smallerthan-normal lower jaw and a tongue that falls back in the throat, and the teddy bear has been with her through three operations since was just one year old.
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