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  • Hypoglossia Ingrid Natali Vannessa Hernandez Margarita Chen 1 st Period Anatomy Honors
  • What is Hypoglossia?
    • Short, incompletely developed tongue
    • Can occur either as an isolated malformation or an association with other deformities such as
      • Hypodactylia
      • Peromelia
      • Micrognathia
  • WHO? WHEN? View slide
  • Case Study View slide
  • Symptoms
    • Underdeveloped tongue
    • Feeding problems
    • Breathing problems
    • Speech problems
    • Swallowing problems
    • Missing teeth
    • Tooth enamel defects
  • Where?
    • Cranial nerves
    • Spleen and gonads
    • Arms
    • Hands
    • Jaws and face
  • Treatments
    • Speech therapy
    • Orthodontic treatment
    • Also can go to the doctors dealing with ears, nose, and throat
  • Works Cited
    • 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
    • Hypoglossia. (2011). RightDiagnosis. Retrieved February 7, 2012, from http:// www.rightdiagnosis.com/h/hypoglossia/intro.htm
    • Hanhart Syndrome. (n.d.) University of Kansas Hospital. Retrieved February 7, 2012, from http:// www.kumed.com/healthwise/healthwise.aspx?DOCHWID =nord1022