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1,245 Possible Causes for Macroglossia

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  • Acromegaly

    Inspection of the soft tissue revealed only macroglossia, although external palpation indicated a subcutaneous stiffness of the submandibular area.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She was observed to have macroglossia, thickened coarse skin, acral enlargement, and newly detected, uncontrolled diabetes. A diagnosis of acromegaly was suspected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] lips, tongue, nose, jaw, hands, feet, supraorbital ridge and frontal bones, widely spaced teeth, bone proliferation in extremities, soft tissue thickening, hyperhidrosis, macroglossia[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Myxedema

    […] 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[emdocs.net] Surgery Trauma Physical Findings Physical findings in myxedema coma ( Table 2 ) may include the classic myxedematous face, which is characterized by generalized puffiness, macroglossia[aafp.org] Physical examination may reveal hypothermia, hypoventilation, hypotension, bradycardia, dry coarse skin, macroglossia, and delayed deep-tendon reflexes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tongue Amyloidosis

    0 comments, 0 ratings Abstract: Amyloidosis (AL) is a well recognized cause of macroglossia.[dental-update.co.uk] 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[bloodjournal.org] Macroglossia means an enlarged tongue. It may be absolute (greater than the 95 th centile) or relative (enlarged compared with oral cavity).[radiopaedia.org]

  • Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

    Its most common feature is macroglossia, being present in most cases. Clinically macroglossia can compromise the airway, cause dysphagia, drooling and poor cosmesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Beckwith Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) is a rare, congenital overgrowth disorder that is characterized by macroglossia, anterior abdominal wall defects, visceromegaly, gigantism[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Silver-Russell Syndrome Macroglossia Hernia, Umbilical Genes, Wilms Tumor[hon.ch]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    This article describes the complex orthodontic treatment of a 22-year-old patient with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and macroglossia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is pseudohypertrophy of tongue (macroglossia in 30% cases) and calf muscles (60% cases).[symptoma.com] […] 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[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 6

    . , , , , , Source MeSH Alveolar Process Child Consanguinity Dentigerous Cyst Gingival Hyperplasia Humans Macroglossia Male Mouth Abnormalities Mucopolysaccharidosis VI Open[unboundmedicine.com] The features of MPS VI include macrocephaly, hydrocephalus and macroglossia.[ivami.com] They have coarse facial and somatic features, umbilical and scrotal hernia, macroglossia, visceromegaly, disostosis multiplex and joint involvement.[bhj.org.in]

  • 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Instead of macroglossia or diffuse papular lesions on tongue, there is a localized nodulo-ulcerative lesion, and mimicking squamous cell carcinoma.[e-ijd.org] Muco-cutaneous lesions like, macroglossia with bullous haemorrhagic lesions, peri-orbital purpura, and nail changes were present.[edoj.org.eg]

  • 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Trisomy 20

    […] tri·so·my 20 syn·drome a chromosomal disorder characterized by profound mental retardation, coarse facies, macrostomia and macroglossia, minor anomalies of the ears, pigmentary[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] dorsal kyphoscoliosis, and other skeletal defects. tri·so·my 20 syn·drome a chromosomal disorder characterized by profound mental retardation, coarse facies, macrostomia and macroglossia[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] and other skeletal defects. tri·so·my 20 syn·drome ( trīsō-mē sindrōm ) Chromosomal disorder characterized by profound mental retardation, coarse facies, macrostomia and macroglossia[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Alpha-Mannosidosis

    The facial trait include large head with prominent forehead, rounded eyebrows, flattened nasal bridge, macroglossia, widely spaced teeth, and prognathism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical findings Macrocephaly, thickened calvaria, coarse face, macroglossia, wide-spaced teeth, prognathism, deafness, mental retardation, hepatosplenomegaly.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Dental anomalies (diastema), large ears, macroglossia, joint stiffness,, hepatosplenomegaly, enlarged head circumference, hearing loss (sensorineural), increased susceptibility[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu]

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