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Pierre Robin Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pierre Robin Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C05.500.460.606
C05.660.207.540.460.606
C07.320.440.606
C07.650.500.460.606
C16.131.621.207.540.460.606
C16.131.850.500.460.606
Unique ID
D010855
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010855
Annotation
named for French dentist Pierre Robin: Robin is his surname; note: no hyphen
Scope Note
Congenital malformation characterized by MICROGNATHIA or RETROGNATHIA; GLOSSOPTOSIS and CLEFT PALATE. The mandibular abnormalities often result in difficulties in sucking and swallowing. The syndrome may be isolated or associated with other syndromes (e.g., ANDERSEN SYNDROME; CAMPOMELIC DYSPLASIA). Developmental mis-expression of SOX9 TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR gene on chromosome 17q and its surrounding region is associated with the syndrome.
Entry Term(s)
Glossoptosis, Micrognathia, and Cleft Palate
Pierre Robin Sequence
Pierre Robin's Sequence
Pierre-Robin Syndrome
Robin Sequence
See Also
Andersen Syndrome
Campomelic Dysplasia
SOX9 Transcription Factor
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65(64)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/06/13
Pierre Robin Syndrome Preferred
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