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1,305 Possible Causes for Ear Deformity, Folded Helix, Protrusion of Tongue

  • Down Syndrome

    The hypoglossal nerve stimulator is an implantable device that produces an electrical impulse to the anterior branches of the hypoglossal nerve, resulting in tongue protrusion[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is an effective treatment of sleep apnea in select adult patients because it allows for alleviation of tongue base collapse, improving airway obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Microtia

    […] or crus of the anthelix that extends from the superior portion of the anthelix to the upper posterior aspect of the corner of the helix.[btb.termiumplus.gc.ca] Microtia and Other Ear Deformities Congenital ear deformities occur in many different syndromes or alone.[cranioutah.com] The Microtia – Congenital Ear Deformity Institute has evaluated and performed thousands of surgeries in order to correct children’s ear deformities.[microtia.net]

    Missing: Protrusion of Tongue
  • Ear Deformity

    In the mild form, the helix alone is involved. It can be only a slightly broad rim, but more commonly the helix is flattened or folded along the upper edge.[plasticsurgery4u.com] Abstract The common characteristics of the crumpled-ear deformity, the steps for surgical correction, and the authors' experience are described in this article.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The helix of your ear is the rim that goes around the superior edge. The anti-helix is the cartilage fold underneath that rim.[zocdoc.com]

    Missing: Protrusion of Tongue
  • Zellweger Syndrome

    Individuals with the syndrome suffer from head and face abnormalities with signs such as enlarged head, high forehead, outer ear deformities, small chin, upslanting eyes and[ic.steadyhealth.com] Impaired vision Loss of eyesight Poor vision [ more ] 0000505 5%-29% of people have these symptoms Abnormality of coagulation Abnormal blood clotting 0001928 Abnormality of the tongue[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] deformities Micrognathia: small chin Redundant skin folds of the neck Brushfield spots: speckled iris, though this can also occur in children without birth defects.[ulf.org]

    Missing: Folded Helix
  • Congenital Contractural Arachnodactyly

    Most affected individuals have "crumpled" ears that present as a folded upper helix of the external ear and most have contractures of major joints (knees and ankles) at birth[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] " deformity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] upper helix of the external ear Joint contractures at birth: Knees (81%) and elbows (86%) are most commonly affected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Protrusion of Tongue
  • Protuberant Ears

    […] rotation, prominent helix, and protruding earlobe.[link.springer.com] Case reports Case 1: constricted ear A male child was born at full term with bilateral constricted ears. No family history of ear deformity existed.[bmj.com] When the antihelical fold does not form correctly, it makes the helix (the outer rim of the ear) stick out (see a diagram of a normal external ear ).[chop.edu]

    Missing: Protrusion of Tongue
  • Cleft Lip

    Clinically observed mutations to the PHF8 gene cluster in exons encoding for the double stranded beta-helix fold and will therefore disrupt catalytic activity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chin deformities Distraction osteogenesis Malocclusion Pre-prosthetic surgery Trauma to the jaws Upper and/or lower jaw deformities Ear deformities Goldenhar syndrome Hemifacial[choa.org] Because of their wide midline clefts and premaxillary agenesis they have protrusive positioning of their tongue, which can adversely affect the surgical result.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 2

    […] alpha helixes around them.[journals.plos.org] […] infection, hearing difficulties Frequent upper respiratory infections Stunted growth Multiple skeletal deformities; degenerative joints causing joint stiffness Spinal cord[dovemed.com] Symptoms of Hunter syndrome range from mild to severe and may include the following: Facial changes Head enlargement Abnormal bone size and shapes Tongue protrusion Voice[medicinenet.com]

  • Exostosis

    Learn how to get water out of your ear if you’re a surfer or swimmer. The formal name for surfer’s ear is exostosis of the external auditory canal.[healthline.com] ., Ph.D. 1 Citing Article A 73-year-old woman presented with mouth dryness and tongue soreness.[nejm.org] The bony protrusion is also known as tori and can be found in any areas of the mouth.[hubpages.com]

    Missing: Folded Helix
  • Thyroglossal Cyst

    Ear diseases We perform advanced middle ear surgical procedures. Our fully equipped audiology department provide both standard and digital hearing aids.[lnwh.nhs.uk] Characteristically these masses move on protrusion of tongue due to their intimate relationship with hyoid bone.[alliedacademies.org] One diagnostic sign of thyroglossal cyst is its movement upwards during swallowing or protrusion of tongue.[epomedicine.com]

    Missing: Folded Helix

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