Macroglossia

Etiology

  • Acromegaly:
  • Amyloidosis: see above
  • Hypothyroidism:
  • Tumor of tongue:

Clinical

  • Upper Airway Obstructive Symptoms (see [[Obstructive Lung Disease]]): unlikely to produce significant UA obstruction
  • OSA (see [[Obstructive Sleep Apnea]]): may occur

References

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