Hyoid bone abnormalities in Pierre Robin patients.

  title={Hyoid bone abnormalities in Pierre Robin patients.},
  author={Christian A El Amm and Arlen Denny},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  volume={19 1},
Hyoid bone abnormalities have not been previously documented in association with Pierre Robin Sequence. Using three-dimensional (3D) reconstructions of helical computed tomography scans, we examined the hyoid bones of neonates affected with Pierre Robin Sequence and compared them to helical scans of unaffected controls. Severe hyoid bone abnormalities were observed in 7/28 cases, and mild abnormalities in another 16. The presence of severe abnormalities was significantly associated with… CONTINUE READING