ankyloglossia


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Noun1.ankyloglossia - a congenital anomaly in which the mucous membrane under the tongue is too short limiting the mobility of the tongueankyloglossia - a congenital anomaly in which the mucous membrane under the tongue is too short limiting the mobility of the tongue
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Mellerio noted that EB can also adversely affect oral health and lead to the formation of painful blisters, scarring, microstomia, and ankyloglossia, which can contribute to difficulties eating, speaking, and keeping teeth clean.
Kotlow stated Ankyloglossia is a frequent finding in newborns, which can cause significant problems in terms of breast feeding, nutrition and speech if the adhesion is severe.
Complications after frenotomy are "extremely rare," and include scarring or recurrent ankyloglossia and trauma to Wharton's ducts.
discovered that his patient had ankyloglossia and suggested corrective surgery.
Ankyloglossia, commonly known as tongue-tie, is a congenital oral anomaly characterized by an abnormally short and sometimes thickened lingual frenulum that can affect the mobility of the tongue.
This is commonly called a "tongue-tie," or ankyloglossia.
According to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines, ankyloglossia (also known as tongue-tie) is a congenital anomaly characterised by an abnormally short lingual frenulum.
Craniofacial expression of human and murine TBX22 correlates with the cleft palate and ankyloglossia phenotype observed in CPX patients.
Endotracheal intubation may be complicated by ankyloglossia, poor dentition, buccal fragility and limited mouth opening (4).
Fraenal attachment was assessed visually and if the fraenum was attached close to the tip of the tongue, then it was considered as ankyloglossia.