PIERRE ROBIN SEQUENCE: A RARE PRESENTATION OF ABSENT FEMUR AND INGUINAL HERNIA
AbstractPierre Robin Sequence is a well-recognized case of rarity which presents with a traid of glossoptosis, cleft palate. We report a rare case ofPierrerobin Sequence in an Asian child, with the absence of left femur and right sided inguinal hernia.Keywords: Pierre Robin, cleft palate, Absent Femur, inguinal hernia
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