macroglossia


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macroglossia

[‚mak·rō′gläs·ē·ə]
(medicine)
Enlargement of the tongue.
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His mouth tended to be open and he had macrostomia and macroglossia with a grooved tongue and prognathism.
Sensorineural hearing loss and macroglossia appeared in one patient, respectively.
6) Other orofacial manifestations include trismus, throat pain that develops while chewing, changes in tongue sensation and tongue claudication, tooth pain, dysphagia, dysarthria, submandibular mass, lip and chin numbness, macroglossia, glossitis, lip and tongue necrosis, and facial swelling.
Hypothyroidism was initially diagnosed clinically with any five of the following: history of feeding difficulties, failure to thrive, history of prolonged jaundice after birth, history of constipation, floppiness, large fontanelles, macroglossia, and cold mottled skin in the extremities and the diagnosis was confirmed by measuring TSH or thyroxine level in blood [17-19].
Other common signs and characteristics are excessive daytime sleepiness, insomnia or nighttime awakenings, obesity, snoring, gasping while sleeping, macroglossia (enlarged tongue), retrognathia (recession of the chin), and tonsillar hyperplasia (Gutierrez & Brady, 2013; Krug, 1999).
There was no macroglossia or disturbance of tongue mobility.
Observations of the oral soft tissue included the presence of dry mouth (as assessed by the moistness of the oral mucosa, and whether the mouth mirror easily stuck to the buccal mucosa as reported by the dental hygiene student (44)), the presence of macroglossia or large tongue (as assessed by the investigator examining the lateral and anterior borders of the tongue) (45) and the Mallampati score and tonsils grade, both of which were assessed by the investigator while the patient was in a seated position, with the head in full extension, the tongue out and with phonation.
The morphological USG allows identifying the fetus phenotypic alterations already described previously, such as: bone changes in hands and fingers (short and broad hands, clinodactyly, hypoplasia or absence of the middle phalanx), short femur and humerus, increase in the interocular distance, low-set ears, brachycephaly, macroglossia with mouth ajar.
The mandible was hypertrophic, with macroglossia and gross tongue protrusion, which prohibited mouth closing.
It may be difficult to replicate this shape in such cases as micrognathia or acromegaly with macroglossia (17) to the fixed curvature of a device with an in-built conduit.
Considerando que pessoas com sindrome de Down, alteracao genetica que ocorre durante a divisao celular do embriao, apresentam dificuldades variadas nas habilidades linguisticas, em todos os niveis--fonetico, fonologico, morfologico, sintatico, semantico-pragmatico e discursivo decorrentes de problemas, tais como, hipotonia da musculatura orofacial, macroglossia, entre outros e que, por isso, sua fala se diferencia, auditivamente, da fala do adulto sem esta sindrome, nesse trabalho visamos descrever as caracteristicas acusticas e discutir eventuais diferencas entre a vogal /i/ produzida por sujeitos com Down, em relacao a mesma vogal produzida por sujeito sem a sindrome.
The most important problems concerning the airway management are based on intracellular accumulation of mucopolysaccharides resulting in macroglossia, limited mouth opening due to involvement of temporo-mandibular joints, short neck and subglotic narrowing.