macrognathia


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macrognathia

 [mak″ro-nath´e-ah]
abnormal overgrowth of the jaw. adj., adj macrognath´ic.

mac·ro·gna·thi·a

(mak'rōg-nā'thē-ă), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
Enlargement or elongation of the jaw.
Synonym(s): megagnathia
[macro- + G. gnathos, jaw]

mac·ro·gna·thi·a

(mak'rog-nā'thē-ă)
Enlargement or elongation of the jaw.
[macro- + G. gnathos, jaw]

macrognathia

An abnormally large jaw.

mac·ro·gna·thi·a

(mak'rog-nā'thē-ă)
Enlargement or elongation of the jaw.
Synonym(s): megagnathia.
[macro- + G. gnathos, jaw]
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In group III, abnormalities in fetuses were exencephaly, anophthalmia, maxillary macrognathia, sacral hygroma (7.4%), micromelia (5.5%), degenerated claw(5.5%).In IV group anomalies present were exencephaly, anophthalmia, low set arm, clubfoot, microtia.
Snout abnormalities found were micrognathia, maxillary macrognathia and agnathia.
A comparison of the clinical features of the two probands with those reported in the literature [1] Clinical features Proband B Proband S Macrosomia Yes No Macrocephaly Yes Yes Hypertelorism, epicanthic folds, Yes Yes downslanted palpebral fissures Redundant skin over glabella No No Macrostomia Yes Yes Macroglossia Yes Yes Midline groove lower lip or tongue Yes Yes Cleft lip or palate or high, narrow palate No No Macrognathia Yes No Congenital heart disease Yes Yes Conduction defects No No Diastasis recti/umbilical hernia No No Diaphragmatic hernia No No Renal dysplasia/nephromegaly Yes No Cryptorchidism/hypospadias Yes No Hand anomalies No Yes Rib anomalies Yes Yes Table 2.