This article reviews the various treatment methods for airway obstruction and feeding difficulty in infants with Pierre Robin Sequence (PRS), and highlights the benefits and limitations of early mandibular distraction osteogenesis in particular as a way of managing both airway obstruction and feeding difficulty in these children.
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- Cleft palate
- Mandibular distraction osteogenesis
- Pediatric sleep apnea
- Pierre Robin Sequence
- Tongue-lip adhesion