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Related to amyloid macroglossia: amyloidosis, acromegaly, Geographic tongue, cretinism, Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome

mac·ro·glos·si·a

(mak'rō-glos'ē-ă), [MIM*153630]
Enlargement of the tongue, either developmental in origin or secondary to a neoplasm or vascular hamartoma.
Synonym(s): megaloglossia
[macro- + G. glōssa, tongue]

macroglossia

(măk′rō-glô′sē-ə, -glŏs′ē-)
n.
Enlargement of the tongue.

macroglossia

[mak′rōglos′ē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, makros + glossa, tongue
an excessively large tongue. It is seen in certain syndromes of congenital defects, including Down syndrome.
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Macroglossia

macroglossia

Enlargement of the tongue due to accumulation of various substances, oedema, ectopic tissue, tumours, etc.

DiffDx
Amyloidosis, Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, congenital hypo-thyroidism, cystic hygroma, Down syndrome, ectopic thyroid, glycogen storage disease type II (Pompe’s disease), haemangioma (of tongue), Hurler syndrome, intestinal duplication, lymphangioma, mannosidosis, neurofibromatosis, rhabdomyoma, Sandhoff’s disease.

macroglossia

Enlargement of the tongue due to accumulation of various substances, edema, ectopic tissue, tumors, etc DiffDx Amyloidosis, Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, congenital hypo-thyroidism, cystic hygroma, Down syndrome, ectopic thyroid, glycogen storage disease, type II–Pompe's disease, hemangioma–of tongue, Hurler syndrome, intestinal duplication, lymphangioma, mannosidosis, neurofibromatosis, rhabdomyoma, Sandhoff's disease

mac·ro·glos·si·a

(mak'rō-glos'ē-ă)
Enlargement of the tongue, either developmental or due to a neoplasm or vascular hamartoma.
Synonym(s): megaloglossia.
[macro- + G. glōssa, tongue]

macroglossia

Enlargement of the tongue.

macroglossia

tongue enlargement, as in hypothyroidism

macroglossia (maˈ·krō·gläˑ·sē·),

n an increase in the size of the tongue due to congenital defects such as Down syndrome.
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Macroglossia.

mac·ro·glos·si·a

(mak'rō-glos'ē-ă) [MIM*153630]
Enlargement of tongue, either developmentally or due to a neoplasm or vascular hamartoma.
Synonym(s): megaloglossia.
[macro- + G. glōssa, tongue]

macroglossia

(mak´rōglôs´ēə),
n an enlarged tongue resulting from muscle hypertrophy, vascular or neurogenic tumor, or endocrine disturbance.
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Macroglossia.
macroglossia, amyloid,

macroglossia

excessive size of the tongue.