Vanaki R N (Post graduate Student)*, Vijay B M (Asst.Prof), Akki A S (Prof & HOD)**
Department of Pediatrics, B.M.Patil Medical College, Bijapur.*, Department of Pediatrics, B.M.Patil Medical College, Bijapur**
|We report a term SGA female baby with Pierre-Robin sequence (PRS) with bilateral corneal opacity - Stickler syndrome. PRS is rather uncommon entity with average prevalence of 1 in 8500 live births. PRS is associated with feeding problems, respiratory problems, and various other problems. Stickler syndrome is rare connective disorder having an Autosomal dominant inheritance. Dr. G. B. Stickler first described it in 1965 & seen in 30-40% cases of PRS. It is characterized by PRS with ocular problems like glaucoma, cataract, myopia, retinal detachments, and various associated bone and joint and cardiovascular problems.
Keywords: Pierre-Robin Sequence and syndrome, Stickler Syndrome
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