ankyloglossia


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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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The management of ankyloglossia has been subject to much controversy.
Bjornsson A, Arnason A, Tippet P: X-linked cleft palate and ankyloglossia in an Icelandic family.
Craniofacial expressions of human and murine TBX22 correlates with the cleft palate and ankyloglossia phenotype observed in CPX patient.
When I gave birth to my elder son, Sam, on July 5, 1994, the doctors at Southmead Hospital, Bristol, diagnosed the condition ankyloglossia.
The tongue involvement may range from a bifid anterior tip with ankyloglossia and adhesion to the mandibula cleft margins, up to complete tongue hypoplasia.
Experts don't recommend frenotomy unless a clear association exists between ankyloglossia (tongue-tie) and breastfeeding problems.
Hsing-Liang Wang, Feng-Yu Chiang, Chih-Feng Tai, Kun-Bow Tsai and Ling-Feng Wang-Lingual leiomyomatous hamartoma with bifid tip and ankyloglossia in a patient without oral-facial-digital syndrome: a case report and literature review.
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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.
Persisting ankyloglossia associated with the absence of the inferior labial and lingual frenulum was found to be associated with classical and hypermobility types of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
Tongue-tie, or ankyloglossia, refers to a tongue that is attached too tightly to the floor of the mouth due to a short or tight frenulum (the thin membrane that attaches the tongue to the floor of the mouth).
Restricted tongue mobility, such as ankyloglossia, is well reported.
Frenuloplasty improves breast-feeding in children with ankyloglossia.
Since studies have reported the efficiency of frenotomy for breastfeeding, standardized assessment tools to diagnose ankyloglossia may provide parameters for assessment, diagnosis, and frenotomy referral.
The oral and dental manifestations of this syndrome include hypertrophic frenula, lingual hamartomas, ankyloglossia, dental caries, anomalous anterior teeth, enamel hypoplasia, supernumerary teeth and missing teeth.