Pierre Robin Syndrome

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also known as
Robin Sequence

Common Description

Pierre Robin Syndrome is a congenital condition of facial abnormalities. It has no known genetic cause and it is believed that malpositioning of the fetuses jaw prior to 12 weeks gestation could be the cause.

Medical Description



Characteristics

  • Lower jaw is small
  • Cleft palate
  • Tongue backwardly displaced, which can cause problems with breathing and feeding

Our Recommendation

Protocol management by a multi-disciplinary craniofacial team.

DDMS Process and Procedure

Professor David, has developed a protocol, in conjunction with the Australian Craniofacial Unit, that incorporates a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. This treatment extends from birth until early adulthood when full development is complete.

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Adelaide
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Kota Bharu
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Contact Information

David David Medical Services
226 Melbourne Street
North Adelaide
South Australia, 5006
T (61) 8 8267 1466
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