Macroglossia

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Macroglossia

Macroglossia is an abnormal enlargement of the tongue. It is commonly observed with type 2 glycogen storage disease ({232300}), neurofibromatosis ({162200}), congenital hypothyroidism, and the Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome ({130650}).
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Macroglossia" returned 24 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Macroglossia in Light-Chain Amyloidosis.
 

Author(s): João Melo Alves, Natália Marto

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2018 Jun;378(24):2321.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Surgical management of macroglossia secondary to amyloidosis.
 

Author(s): Yusuf Gadiwalla, Richard Burnham, Adrian Warfield, Prav Praveen

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The authors report a case of amyloidosis-induced macroglossia treated with surgical reduction of the tongue using a keyhole to inverted T method with particular emphasis on the postoperative sequelae. Significant tongue swelling persisted for longer than anticipated requiring tracheostomy ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Lymphangiomatous macroglossia associated with extensive cervicomediastinal cystic hygromas.
 

Author(s): Li-Hsiang Cheng, Jih-Chin Lee, Chuan-Hsiang Kao, Zheng-Ping Shi, Yaoh-Shiang Lin

Journal: J Chin Med Assoc. 2013 Nov;76(11):653-6.

 

Children with lymphangiomatous macroglossia often have difficulty eating and talking, and their airways may be compromised because of bleeding and infection, especially when extensive cervicomediastinal cystic hygromas are present. We report a case of lymphangiomatous macroglossia ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Biomarker for Maroteaux-Lamy Disease
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Lysosomal Storage Disease; Lung Diseases; Obstructive Sleep Apnoea; Macroglossia; Bone Abnormalities; Eye Abnormalities

 

Last Updated: 24 Aug 2018

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S1702 Isatuximab in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Primary Amyloidosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Amorphous, Eosinophilic, and Acellular Deposit; Constipation; Diarrhea; Early Satiety; Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage; Hepatomegaly; Lymphadenopathy; Macroglossia; Nausea; Primary Systemic Amyloidosis; Purpura; Recurrent Primary Amyloidosis; Refractory Primary Amyloidosis

 

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2018

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Biomarker for Pompe Disease
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Cardiac Diseases; Muscular Weakness; Hepato-splenomegaly; Lung Disease; Obstructive Sleep Apnoea; Macroglossia; Cerebral Aneurysm

 

Last Updated: 24 Aug 2018

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