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Prenatal Cardiology

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Prenatal Sonographic Diagnosis of Pierre-Robin Sequence - A Case Report

Rafał Zieliński / Sebastian Foryś / Maria Respondek-Liberska
  • Department of Prenatal Cardiology, Polish Mother's Memorial Hospital Research Institute, Lodz, Poland
  • Department of Diagnoses and Prevention Fetal Malformations Medical University of Lodz, Poland
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Published Online: 2015-12-30 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.12847/06154


The rare anomalies diagnosed in prenatal ultrasonographic examination include Pierre-Robin sequence. The aim of the report was to demonstrate a well-documented case of Pierre-Robin sequence detected by ultrasonography at the 24th week of gestation, present the differentiation of Pierre-Robin sequence in the prenatal ultrasonography and to emphasize the importance of early sonographic diagnosis of the anomaly.

The prenatal diagnosis of Pierre-Robin sequence in prenatal ultrasonographic assessment is of great importance as it permits planning further course of pregnancy as well as EXIT procedure and postnatal treatment.

Keywords: fetus; micrognathia; retrognathia; Pierre-Robin sequence; ultrasonography


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About the article

Received: 2015-05-18

Accepted: 2015-06-28

Published Online: 2015-12-30

Published in Print: 2015-06-01

Citation Information: Prenatal Cardiology, Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 21–23, ISSN (Online) 2353-8201, DOI: https://doi.org/10.12847/06154.

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