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917 Possible Causes for Macroglossia

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    This article describes the complex orthodontic treatment of a 22-year-old patient with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and macroglossia.[] There is pseudohypertrophy of tongue (macroglossia in 30% cases) and calf muscles (60% cases).[] […] tendo Achillis reflex remains intact even in the later stages of this disease), pain in the calves with activity ( 30% of patients), pseudohypertrophy of the calf (60%), and macroglossia[]

  • Fabry Disease

    We report the case of a 50-year-old male FD patient on hemodialysis who presented with macroglossia-related speaking difficulty and gastrointestinal symptoms.[]

  • Amyloidosis

    The patient then received oral melphalan therapy and surgical intervention for macroglossia.[] The aim of this report is to describe a clinical case of an elderly patient with dysphagia related to macroglossia and enlargement caused by primary amyloidosis associated[] Two patients were referred to the Oral Medicine Clinic due to the presence of multiple nodules on the tongue and macroglossia.[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    However, access to secure the airway and for conventional surgery can be challenging, due to limited neck extension, macroglossia and reduced mouth opening.[] […] hydrocephalus), heart valve abnormalities, distinctive-looking facial features that are described as "coarse," an enlarged liver and spleen (hepatosplenomegaly), and a large tongue (macroglossia[] Beyond neurological, orthopedic, and ophthalmological findings, macroglossia, tonsillar hypertrophy, otitis media and conductive hearing loss, upper airway obstruction, valvular[]

  • Tongue Amyloidosis

    0 comments, 0 ratings Abstract: Amyloidosis (AL) is a well recognized cause of macroglossia.[] Discussion: While macroglossia is thought to be pathognomonic of AL amyloidosis, we report a case of macroglossia with fibrillar ATTR amyloid deposits diagnosed by immuno-electron[] Macroglossia means an enlarged tongue. It may be absolute (greater than the 95 th centile) or relative (enlarged compared with oral cavity).[]

  • Systemic Amyloidosis

    Macroglossia was present in all three cases. Diagnosis was confirmed in all three cases by biopsy using haematoxylin and eosin staining and Congo red staining.[] Instead of macroglossia or diffuse papular lesions on tongue, there is a localized nodulo-ulcerative lesion, and mimicking squamous cell carcinoma.[] Correspondingly, we have observed a high number of patients with typical symptoms of AL amyloidosis (macroglossia and periorbital bleeding in 41% of AL amyloidosis patients[]

  • Myxedema

    Macroglossia is classified as true macroglossia, which exhibits abnormal histology with clinical findings, and relative macroglossia, in which normal histology does not correlate[] […] care -If thyroid labs don’t come back in timely fashion, proceed with thyroid replacement -CK is often elevated -Potentially challenging intubation: oropharyngeal edema, macroglossia[] Surgery Trauma Physical Findings Physical findings in myxedema coma ( Table 2 ) may include the classic myxedematous face, which is characterized by generalized puffiness, macroglossia[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 2

    Common signs and symptoms include a large head, full lips, large rounded cheeks, a broad nose, hoarse voice and an enlarged tongue (macroglossia).[] Physical findings: • Coarse facial features; • Narrowing of the cervical spinal canal (spinal stenosis); • Enlarged tongue (macroglossia) and vocal cords; • Enlarged liver[] Between ages 2 and 4, they develop full lips, large rounded cheeks , a broad nose , and an enlarged tongue ( macroglossia ).[]

  • Juvenile Myxedema

    […] frequency of crying Constipation Signs Large fontanelles Myxoedema - with coarse features and a large head and oedema of the genitalia and extremities Nasal obstruction Macroglossia[] ORAL MANIFESTATIONS Symptoms  Teeth  Jaw bone  Palate  Macroglossia  Lips Radiological features  Skull changes  Air sinuses  Teeth  Jaw bone 11.    Surgery- trans[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 6

    [] Jaw & Teeth Macroglossia . , , , , , Source MeSH Alveolar Process Child Consanguinity Dentigerous Cyst Gingival Hyperplasia Humans Macroglossia Male Mouth[] The features of MPS VI include macrocephaly, hydrocephalus and macroglossia.[] ., ,, ,, Source MeSH Alveolar Process Child Consanguinity Dentigerous Cyst Gingival Hyperplasia Humans Macroglossia Male Mouth Abnormalities Mucopolysaccharidosis VI Open[]

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