macrostomia

macrostomia

 [mak″ro-sto´me-ah]
excessive width of the mouth.

mac·ro·sto·mi·a

(mak'rō-stō'mē-ă),
Abnormally large size of the mouth resulting from failure of fusion between the maxillary and mandibular prominences of the embryonic face.
[macro- + G. stoma, mouth]

macrostomia

/mac·ro·sto·mia/ (-sto´me-ah) greatly exaggerated width of the mouth.

macrostomia

mac·ro·sto·mi·a

(mak'rō-stō'mē-ă)
Abnormally large mouth resulting from failure of fusion between the maxillary and mandibular prominences of the embryonic face.
[macro- + G. stoma, mouth]

mac·ro·sto·mi·a

(mak'rō-stō'mē-ă)
Abnormally large mouth resulting from embryonic failure of fusion between maxillary and mandibular prominences.
[macro- + G. stoma, mouth]

macrostomia

(mak´rōstō´mēə),
n an abnormally large opening of the oral cavity.
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Goldenhar syndrome is associated with wide range of features like macrostomia, micrognathia, cleft palate, bifid tongue and malocclusion, vertebral abnormalities, facial muscle hypoplasia, neurological, visual, cardiac and genitourinary abnormalities.
Maxilofacial: fisura labio-palatina, (36) macrostomia, hipoplasia de los tercios faciales, inclinacion del plano oclusal (muy variable en angulacion), hipoplasia de los musculos masticatorios, (37) insuficiencia velofaringea.
Maxillofacial: labio-palatal fissure, (36) macrostomia, hypoplasia of the facial thirds, occlusal plane inclination (highly variable in angle), hypoplasia of masticatory muscles, (37) velopharyngeal insufficiency.
1] They also have a prominent jaw, with macrostomia and macroglossia.
His mouth tended to be open and he had macrostomia and macroglossia with a grooved tongue and prognathism.
Se debe a una hipoplasia de los huesos de la hemicara, acompanado de macrostomia del mismo lado.
Orales: Desviacion de la comisura labial hacia el lado izquierdo, no labio ni paladar hendido, macrostomia.
Anomalias vertebrales Escoliosis, vertebras anormales, Hemivertebras, fusion Cervical, malformacion de Chiari, espina bifida Anomalias otorrinolaringologicas Micrognatia, microtia, tragus accesorio, labio y/o paladar hendido, hipoacusia, microsomia hemifacial, dermoides epibulbares, macrostomia, anomalias del nervio facial.
Patients may have other craniofacial anomalies such as cleft palate, choanal atresia, micrognathia; macrostomia.