Items Tagged ‘jaw distraction’

November 14, 2013

Baby Paul Lukas’ Story

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  Baby Paul Lukas was born with Pierre Robin Sequence, a condition that results in a small jaw, cleft palate and big tongue. The critical problem was that when he was laid on his back, his tongue blocked his airway, causing him to turn blue and go into respiratory distress. Traditionally, babies with this condition […]

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