Pierre Robin Syndrome

  • Etiology: retrognathic mandible which prevents tongue from descending which prevents fusion of palatal shelves
  • Imaging: micrognathia, glossoptosis, posterior cleft palate

Radiology Cases of Pierre Robin Syndrome

Radiograph of Pierre Robin syndrome
AP + lateral radiographs of the airway shows a micronathia and posterior displacement of the tongue.
3D CT of Pierre Robin syndrome
3D CT without contrast of the face shows micrognathia.