Ingrid Natali Vannessa Mendez Margarita Chen 1 st  Period Anatomy Honors
<ul><li>Short, incompletely developed tongue </li></ul><ul><li>Can occur either as an isolated malformation or an associat...
 
<ul><li>Underdeveloped tongue </li></ul><ul><li>Feeding problems </li></ul><ul><li>Breathing problems </li></ul><ul><li>Sp...
<ul><li>12 th  cranial nerve is affected (hypoglossus) </li></ul><ul><li>Spleen and gonads  </li></ul><ul><li>Arms </li></...
The patient was a 6-year-old boy diagnosed with hypoglossia-hypodactylia syndrome at birth.
<ul><li>Speech therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Orthodontic treatment. Compliance with an orthodontics treatment plan is essentia...
<ul><li>Generally patients can expect a good prognosis. Early management of problems with breathing, swallowing, feeding, ...
<ul><li>Robert-Gnansia, E. (2005, July).  orpha.net . Retrieved February 7, 2012, from  http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bi...
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Hypoglossia

  1. 1. Ingrid Natali Vannessa Mendez Margarita Chen 1 st Period Anatomy Honors
  2. 2. <ul><li>Short, incompletely developed tongue </li></ul><ul><li>Can occur either as an isolated malformation or an association with other deformities common in Hanhart’s Syndrome such as </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hypodactylia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peromelia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Micrognathia </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Underdeveloped tongue </li></ul><ul><li>Feeding problems </li></ul><ul><li>Breathing problems </li></ul><ul><li>Speech problems </li></ul><ul><li>Swallowing problems </li></ul><ul><li>Missing teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Tooth enamel defects </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>12 th cranial nerve is affected (hypoglossus) </li></ul><ul><li>Spleen and gonads </li></ul><ul><li>Arms </li></ul><ul><li>Hands </li></ul><ul><li>Jaws and face </li></ul>
  5. 6. The patient was a 6-year-old boy diagnosed with hypoglossia-hypodactylia syndrome at birth.
  6. 7. <ul><li>Speech therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Orthodontic treatment. Compliance with an orthodontics treatment plan is essential to prevent complications such as collapse of the bite especially if there are missing teeth. </li></ul><ul><li>Breathing assistance may be needed early in life </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Generally patients can expect a good prognosis. Early management of problems with breathing, swallowing, feeding, speech as well as orthodontic management can enable a patient to lead a relatively normal life. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Robert-Gnansia, E. (2005, July).  orpha.net . Retrieved February 7, 2012, from http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=989 </li></ul><ul><li>Hypoglossia. (2011). RightDiagnosis. Retrieved February 7, 2012, from http://www.rightdiagnosis.com/h/hypoglossia/intro.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Hanhart Syndrome. (n.d.) University of Kansas Hospital. Retrieved February 7, 2012, from http://www.kumed.com/healthwise/healthwise.aspx?DOCHWID=nord1022 </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;An Error Occurred Setting Your User Cookie.&quot; An Error Occurred Setting Your User Cookie . N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Feb. 2012. <http://www.cpcjournal.org/doi/pdf/10.1597/1545-1569(2003)040%3C0196:ROAPWH%3E2.0.CO;2>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The hypoglossia—hypodactylia syndrome: Report of 2 cases 10.1016/0030-4220(81)90150-X : Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology | ScienceDirect.com.&quot; ScienceDirect.com | Search through over 10 million science, health, medical journal full text articles and books. . N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Feb. 2012. <http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article </li></ul>

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