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nbme15/Block 1/Question#32 (5.1 difficulty score)
A 4-day-old male newborn who was born at home ...
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This is Pierre Robin sequence, which presents with micrognathia, glossoptosis, cleft palate, and airway obstruction.

It is one of the First Arch syndromes, and the major tip off in the stem would be the mandibular cleft since the mandible is derived from 1st pharyngeal arch.

cheesetouch  fa2018 p602 +  
cheesetouch  Glossoptosis is a medical condition and abnormality which involves the downward displacement or retraction of the tongue. +