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Disease Macroglossia

Name Macroglossia
Synonym Macroglossias
Definition The presence of an excessively large tongue, which may be congenital or may develop as a result of a tumor or edema due to obstruction of lymphatic vessels, or it may occur in association with hyperpituitarism or acromegaly. It also may be associated with malocclusion because of pressure of the tongue on the teeth. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Categories Mouth disease
MeSH® ID D008260

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DiseasesStomatognathic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mouth Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Tongue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Macroglossia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Macroglossia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Congenital macroglossia