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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Pierre-Robin syndrome: a Romanian psycho-pedagogical case report.
The most common defect was congenital heart disease, followed by renal anomalies, spina bifida, Pierre-Robin syndrome, Fryns syndrome, esophageal atresia, omphalocele, and choledochal cyst [3].
We present a 15-year-old boy known for Pierre-Robin Syndrome. He is wheel-chair-bound, and suffers from global retardation and a significant autistic spectrum disorder.
Both one patient with Pierre-Robin Syndrome [2] and another reported case [3] had developed respiratory distress at birth.
in 4 out of their 8 patients; one of those patients also suffered from Pierre-Robin Syndrome [1].
The Pierre-Robin syndrome: A surgical emergency in the neonatal period.