Robin sequence

Alternative names
Pierre Robin syndrome

Definition

Pierre Robin syndrome (also called Pierre Robin complex or sequence) is a condition present at birth that is characterized by a very small lower jaw (micrognathia). The tongue tends to fall back and downward (glossoptosis) and there is cleft soft palate.

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Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 4, 2012
by Amalia K. Gagarina, M.S., R.D.

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