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GILLS Score for Evaluating a Patient with Pierre Robin Sequence Prior to Creation of a Tongue-Lip Adhesion (TLA)

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

An infant with the Pierre Robin sequence may have recurrent airway obstruction. One method to manage this is to tie the anterior tongue to the lower lip. The GILLS score can help to identify a patient for whom the procedure may or may not be a success.

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