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Glossary for Macroglossia

Medical terms related to Macroglossia or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acromegaly: An abnormal enlargement of the limbs due to increased secretion of growth hormone after the cessation of puberty
  • Amyloidosis: A disease characterized by the accumulation of insoluble amyloid protein in tissues and organs which in turn affects the functioning of these tissues and organs.
  • Angioedema: oedema of the skin, mucous and submucous tissues of the body
  • Apnea: Periods of absence of breathing
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Congenital hypothyroidism: A condition in infancy or early childhood due to an in-utero deficiency of thyroid hormones that can be caused by genetic or environmental factors, such as thyroid dysgenesis or hypothyroidism in infants of mothers treated with thiouracil during pregnancy.
  • Cystic Hygroma: A progressive condition characterized by a sac filled with lymphatic fluid that forms in the lymphatic system, usually at the nape of the neck but sometimes in other parts of the body.
  • Down Syndrome: A chromosome syndrome causing physical effects and mental retardation.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Glycogen storage diseases: A condition which is characterized by a defect in the ability of the body to store glycogen
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hemangioma: A condition which is characterized by a benign tumour cause by newly formed blood vessels
  • Hurler syndrome:
  • Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias: A congenital disorder characterized by distinctive facial features, genital abnormalities, esophageal defect and difficulty swallowing. Males are more severely affected than females.
  • Hypothyroidism: The decreased activity of the thyroid gland
  • I cell disease: A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the harmful accumulation of chemicals (glycoproteins and glycoplipids) due to the deficiency of an enzyme (UDP-N-acetylglucosamine-I-phosphotransferase).
  • Lymphangiomas: A form of angioma caused by lymph vessels
  • Lymphoma: Any neoplastic disorder that occurs in lymphoid tissue
  • Macroglossia in children: Macroglossia in children refers to a child who has an unusually enlarged tongue.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Mucopolysaccharidoses: A lysosomal storage disorder that is caused by a deficiency of the ability to metabolise glycosaminoglycans
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis VI: A lysosomal storage disorder that is caused by a deficiency of the ability to metabolise glycosaminoglycans
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Hurler-Scheie syndrome: A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (?-L-diuronidase) needed to break it down.
  • Multiple Myeloma: A rare malignant cancer that occurs in the bone marrow. More common in skull, spine, rib cage, pelvis and legs.
  • Multiple myeloma: A rare malignant cancer that occurs in the bone marrow. More common in skull, spine, rib cage, pelvis and legs.
  • Neurofibromatosis: Nerve disorders often leading to tumors on nerves.
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Sore tongue: Pain or soreness of the tongue
  • Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
  • Swollen tongue: Swelling affecting the tongue
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Thyroid symptoms: Symptoms affecting the thyroid gland
  • Tongue Cancer: The majority of tongue cancers are squamous cell carcinomas. These arise from the lining that covers the muscles of the tongue
  • Tongue symptoms: Symptoms affecting the tongue.
  • Wiedemann Opitz syndrome: A syndrome characterised by a number of congenital symptoms
  • Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by an enlarged tongue, omphalocele, excessive birth weight and ear creases.
  • X-linked mental retardation craniofacial abnormal microcepahly club: An x-linked condition that is characterised by mental retardation and dysmorphic facies
  • Young Simpson syndrome: A condition that is characterised by mainly mental retardation and physical signs of hypothyroidism
  • Zadik Barak Levin syndrome: A condition that affects the endocrine system as well as some facial characteristics

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Macroglossia:

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