Congenital hypothyroidism presenting as isolated macroglossia in a term neonate: A case report

  • Laxman Basani
  • Roja Aepala

Abstract

Macroglossia is a clinical condition in which the tongue protrudes beyond the teeth or alveolar ridge during resting posture, or there is an impression of a tooth on the lingual border with the mouth open. True macroglossia occurs in hypothyroidism, Beckwith

Keywords: Congenital hypothyroidism, Macroglossia, Neonate
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Basani, L., & Aepala, R. (2018). Congenital hypothyroidism presenting as isolated macroglossia in a term neonate: A case report. Indian Journal of Child Health, 5(3), 225-227. Retrieved from https://atharvapub.net/IJCH/article/view/810
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