micrognathia


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micrognathia

 [mi″kro-nath´e-ah]
abnormal smallness of the jaws, especially the lower jaw. adj., adj micrognath´ic.
Micrognathia. This characteristic is the hallmark of the child with arthritis of the neck or joints of the jaw. From Betz et al., 1994.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mi·cro·gna·thi·a

(mī-krog-nath'ē-ă), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
Abnormal smallness of the jaws, especially of the mandible.
[micro- + G. gnathos, jaw]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mi·cro·gna·thi·a

(mī'krog-nā'thē-ă)
Abnormal smallness of the jaws, especially of the mandible.
[micro- + G. gnathos, jaw]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

micrognathia

Having an abnormally small upper or lower jaw.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

mi·cro·gna·thi·a

(mī'krog-nā'thē-ă)
Abnormal smallness of the jaws, especially of mandible.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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When the genetic syndromes or deformational factors disrupt fetal growth, thus results in micrognathia and causes retro positioning of the tongue.
The most common craniofacial characteristics include facial asymmetry, variable pre-auricular ear pits or skin tags, hooded eyelids, deep-set eyes, myopia/strabismus, cleft palate, micrognathia, misaligned and crowded teeth and a hanging columella.
External anomalies of the head, including micrognathia and low set, posteriorly rotated ears.
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[20] In addition, micrognathia, retrognathia, macroglossia, adenotonsillar hypertrophy, and nasal obstruction can also cause snoring.
Micrognathia and cleft palate were recognized at birth, and he was followed in an intensive care unit and fed with a baby bottle for 20 days after birth (Figure 1).
On physical examination, he was found to have micrognathia with glossoptosis, high and large cleft palate.
Her distinctive facial features were the cloudy cornea, exophthalmos, underdeveloped ala nasi, maxillary hypoplasia, and micrognathia (Figure 1).
An aetiology of central hypoventilation, dysphagia, Mobius syndrome and micrognathia," European Journal of Paediatric Neurology, vol.
There may be associated morphological abnormalities (short stature, broad nasal bridge, micrognathia), ophthalmological abnormalities (chronic corneal inflammation), and haematological disorders (episodic cytopenia) [10-12].
Cephalometric analysis ascertained micrognathia. There are surgical (three-phase) and nonsurgical (two-phase) procedures.