PIERRE ROBIN'S SYNDROME

a congenital disorder with anomalies which include micrognathia and cleft palate. Severe eye disorders take place in most afflicted people, in addition to a small, receding chin and a tongue which falls backward into the pharynx, causing trouble with breathing and eating.

PIERRE ROBIN'S SYNDROME: "The child was born with Pierre Robin's syndrome."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PIERRE ROBIN'S SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pierre-robins-syndrome/ (accessed January 17, 2021).
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