The following Conditions are related to Underdeveloped jaw

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  • Glossoptosis micrognathia and cleft palate

    Glossoptosis micrognathia and cleft palate are known as the Pierre Robin sequence. 1. No medications are available that improve the situation. 2. The conditions are managed through surgical interventions. Surgery is performed only to solve the functional problems that a patient may have. Surgical treatments may be indicated for PRS patients with more severe clinical conditions, especially for people with air  Read More

  • Hutchinson-gilford progeria syndrome (hgps)

    Progeria, or Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS), is a rare, fatal, genetic condition of childhood with striking features resembling premature aging. Children with progeria usually have a normal appearance in early infancy. At approximately nine to 24 months of age, affected children begin to experience profound growth delays, resulting in short stature and low weight. They also develop a distinctive facial appearance characterized by  Read More