Pierre Robin Syndrome (PRS)

Pierre Robbin Syndrome or Sequence (PRS) is a “name given to a combination of birth defects which usually include a small lower jaw, cleft palate and a tendency for the tongue to “ball up” in the back of the mouth. Many of these children have breathing and feeding problems early in their lives” (Pierre Robin Network).
All about Clefts and Pierre Robin: General Pierre Robin Information
A wide variety of files from the WideSmiles web site.
Pierre Robin Network
Recently established by the parent of a child with PRS, this organization is composed of parents, relatives, caregivers, adults with PRS and professionals who have come together to educate themselves, their families and the public. Their web site shares information about associated conditions, causes, cleft palate, feeding, personal stories, state resources, an excllent glossary, links, and more.
Pierre Robin Syndrome
Basic clinical and genetic information from the OMIM(TM), Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man database.
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