ankyloglossia


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  • noun

Synonyms for ankyloglossia

a congenital anomaly in which the mucous membrane under the tongue is too short limiting the mobility of the tongue

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Early lingual frenectomy assisted by CO2 laser helps prevention and treatment of functional alterations caused by ankyloglossia.
Restricted tongue mobility, such as ankyloglossia, is well reported.
2003], cleft lip and palate ranging from 2-11%, a high arched palate in 12% [Slavotinek and Tifft, 2002], ankyloglossia [Gupta and Saxena, 1962; Ide and Wollschlaeger, 1969; Gattuso et al.
Diagnosis and treatment of ankyloglossia and tied maxillary fraenum in infants using ErYAG and 1064 diode lasers.
A greater emphasis on exclusive breastfeeding in recent years has reignited the historical debate over the role of ankyloglossia (tongue-tie) in infants with breastfeeding difficulties.
2004] and many of today's practicing physicians were taught that treatment of tongue-tie, (ankyloglossia) is an outdated concept, a relic of times past and during the last several decades of predominant bottle-feeding, ankyloglossia was relegated to the status of a 'non-problem' because of the lack of significant impact upon bottle feeding behaviours.
2005) IPG 149 Division of ankyloglossia (tongue tie) for breastfeeding--guidance.
Ankyloglossia (tongue tie): This is characterized by shortness of the lingual frenula, which thus restricts movements of the tongue.
Also ankyloglossia was present and elimination of buccal and vestibular sulci.