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Re: jaw distraction at age 5
Posted by Tanja on 7/30/2011, 10:56 am, in reply to "jaw distraction at age 5"
Hello Lauren, |
Our son had a distraction when he was 3 weeks old. But now at the age of 6 he still has severe obstructive sleep apnea. His addenoids and tonsils has been removed also. It did make things worse. To do a second distraction is not an option. He's on a c-pap while he's a sleep. The other solution for him would be a trach.
Hope the tonsillectiomy is the solution for your daughter.
: Hi everyone! I was wondering if any families
: had children with PRS that did not have a
: jaw distraction until their later years. My
: daughter Abby is 5 now and was very recently
: diagnosed with severe obstructive sleep
: apnea. Her ENT is removing her tonsils in 2
: wks but said that if she is still
: obstructing that we need to see an
: orthopedic surgeon for her jaw. Her jaw
: looks beautiful compared to when she was
: smaller but I'm not too familiar with the
: process. Has anyone had this happen to them?
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