microstomia


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microstomia

 [mi″kro-sto´me-ah]
abnormally decreased size of the mouth.

mi·cro·sto·mi·a

(mī'krō-stō'mē-ă),
Smallness of the oral fissure or opening.
[micro- + G. stoma, mouth]

microstomia

/mi·cro·sto·mia/ (-sto´me-ah) unusually small size of the mouth.

microstomia

[-stō′mē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, mikros, small, stoma, mouth
the condition of having an abnormally small mouth.

mi·cro·sto·mi·a

(mī'krō-stō'mē-ă)
Abnormal smallness of the mouth.
[micro-, + G. stoma, mouth]

mi·cro·sto·mi·a

(mī'krō-stō'mē-ă)
Abnormal smallness of oral fissure or opening.

microstomia (mī´krōstō´mēə),

n 1. a small oral fissure.
n 2. the condition of having an abnormally small oral cavity.

microstomia

abnormally decreased size of the mouth.
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Mellerio noted that EB can also adversely affect oral health and lead to the formation of painful blisters, scarring, microstomia, and ankyloglossia, which can contribute to difficulties eating, speaking, and keeping teeth clean.
After 5 months of follow-up, very slight microstomia was noted, but with no functional impact according to the patient (Figs.
The most common oral manifestations involve, enamel hypoplasia, rampant caries, microstomia tongue atrophy, oral ulceration with scaring and constriction of buccal vestibules.
Cura C, Cotert HS, User A (2003) Fabrication of a sectional impression tray and sectional complete dentures for a patient with microstomia and trismus: a clinical report.
Oral manifestations of GVHD may occur in 3080% of the cases (Garcia; Molina; Gonzalez, 2006), and can be classified as (a) mild, when the oral mucosa presents leukoedema, white streaks, burning sensation of the mouth and xerostomia; (b) moderate, with the mucosa showing maculopapular rash, microstomia, painful ulcerations and mucoceles, and (c) severe, with bullous lesions (Chao, 1998).
Em pesquisas realizadas por reumatologistas e cirurgioes dentistas foram citadas algumas manifestacoes de estudo da Fonoaudiologia, incluindo a microstomia, xerostomia, perda da mucosa gengival [5], acometimento laringeo, disfagia orofaringea [6, 7], dificuldade na mastigacao, enrijecimento de lingua, alteracoes na producao de sons bilabiais em decorrencia da limitacao dos movimentos mandibulares e alteracao vocal [8-10].
Naylor WP, Manor RC: Fabrication of a flexible prosthesis for the edentulous scleroderma patient with microstomia.
The most common clinical feature of the disease was Raynaud's phenomenon (100%) followed by microstomia (98%) sclerodactyly (91%) digital pitting (89%) digital ulcers (82%) and arthralgias (73%).
En la evaluacion clinica extraoral se observo: asimetria facial, tercio medio e inferior de la cara disminuido, microstomia y rigidez muscular, lo que provoca una exacerbada limitacion a la apertura, labios delgados, musculo mentoniano hipertonico, desproporcion craneofacial, ojos prominentes, tabique nasal desviado, nariz angulada, pabellones auriculares desplegados, ausencia de cejas y pestanas, alopecia total, surco menton-cuello poco prominente y perfil recto.
Es comun que los pacientes con EB presenten limitacion de la apertura bucal o microstomia.
On examination, blood pressure was found to be 150/100 mmHg, with generalised xerosis of the skin, hyperpigmented areas interspersed with hypopigmented areas, pallor, clubbing, microstomia and onycholysis.