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DA: 47

Developmental anomaly information

Definition: Macroglossia is the unusual enlargement (hypertrophy) of the tongue.Macroglossia is usually caused by an increase in the amount of tissue on the tongue.


  • Large protruding tongue

Developmental anomaly parent: (empty)

Topology: Human body > Head and neck > Head > Face > Mouth

System: Human body > Digestive system > Mouth

Developmental anomaly category: Anomalies of size (cell, tissue, or organ).

Case records MDB3, MDB4, MDB5, MDB12, MDB17, MDB24, MDB30, MDB32, MDB38, MDB41, MDB72, MDB121, MDB145, MDB149, MDB175, MDB186, MDB200, MDB211, MDB227, MDB270, MDB313, MDB318, MDB319, MDB341, MDB343, MDB432, MDB433, MDB496, MDB514, MDB527, MDB171, MDB97
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Observed in combinaisons (MDB)
Observed in malformative diseases (MDB)
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Associated genes in malformative diseases
Associated chromosomal diseases
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Associated developmental anomalies

Here is the list of developmental anomalies associated with this developmental anomaly, based on the cases' information :

Last modified: 2008-12-04 14:58:10 by farideh

Created: 2008-02-25 01:00:00 by phsaw

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