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Macroglossia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Macroglossia
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.910.460
Unique ID
D008260
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008260
Annotation
overlarge tongue, congen or acquired
Scope Note
The presence of an excessively large tongue, which may be congenital or may develop as a result of a tumor or edema due to obstruction of lymphatic vessels, or it may occur in association with hyperpituitarism or acromegaly. It also may be associated with malocclusion because of pressure of the tongue on the teeth. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Previous Indexing
Tongue/abnormalities (1969-1974)
See Also
Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
76; was see under TONGUE 1975; was see under TONGUE/abnormalities 1969-74
Online Note
search TONGUE /AB 1969-74
History Note
76(75); was see under TONGUE 1975; was see under TONGUE/abnormalities 1969-74
Date Established
1976/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Macroglossia Preferred
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