Contact Us

What is PRS? - (Pierre Robin Sequence)

< Back to Previous Page

What is PRS? - (Pierre Robin Sequence)

[Source] Cleft Palate Foundation

PRS is characterized by a combination of three features, possibly due to the underdevelopment of the lower jaw. The lower jaw is abnormally small (micrognathia), the tongue is displaced downwards (glossoptosis), and there is an abnormal opening in the roof of the mouth (cleft palate). The tongue might have a tendency to ball up in the back of the mouth causing the airway to block and possible apnea.

Read the Full Article HERE

Tags: Article SLP Cleft Palate Pierre Robin Sequence