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Research & Reviews  172 results

Thermographic imaging in a dog with macroglossia from an encircling, strangulating ling...
Topics in Companion Animal Medicine; Angulo HL, Bach J et. al.

Jul 18th, 2021 - A dog presented 16 hours after an acute onset of severe generalized lingual swelling from an unknown cause. The dog had recently chewed a deer carcass. Initial physical examination and diagnostic testing did not reveal an underlying cause, and sup...

Macroglossia secondary to prolonged prone positioning for management of COVID-19 respir...
BMJ Case Reports; Sharma S, Abdul T et. al.

Jul 8th, 2021 - We report the case of a 59-year-old woman who developed acute macroglossia following prolonged prone positioning for management of COVID-19. We found that Biotene mixed in glycerin was effective at removing keratinised lingual plaques and better t...

Pediatric Cushing syndrome: An early sign of an underling cancer predisposition syndrome.
American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A; Schweiger BM, Esakhan CL et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) is a genetic overgrowth and cancer predisposition syndrome that can be associated with a spectrum of clinical features including isolated lateralized overgrowth, macrosomia, macroglossia, organomegaly, omphalocele...

New genetic and clinical evidence associated with fetal Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome.
Prenatal Diagnosis; Traisrisilp K, Chankhunaphas W et. al.

May 4th, 2021 - Early detection of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) is very important since it is very useful regarding counseling of parents concerning the risk of developing embryonic tumors, selection of the mode of delivery due to potential adrenal cysts tha...

The Prevalence of Difficult Airway in Children With Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome: A Retr...
Anesthesia and Analgesia; Sequera-Ramos L, Duffy KA et. al.

Apr 23rd, 2021 - Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) is the most common congenital overgrowth disorder with an incidence of approximately 1 in 10,000 live births. The condition is characterized by lateralized overgrowth, abdominal wall defects, macroglossia, and pre...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Jugular Venous Flow Neurosurgical Patients

Oct 10th, 2018 - The different positions used in neurosurgery for better accessibility to the operating field (park bench, prone) can impact cerebral venous drainage due to the effects of internal jugular venous outflow of blood, and may increase intracranial pres...

Jugular Venous Flow Healthy Volunteers

Feb 6th, 2018 - The different positions used in neurosurgery (park bench, prone) for better accessibility to the operating field can impact on the cerebral venous drainage due to the effects of internal jugular venous outflow of blood and may increase intracrania...

Role of Sleep Apnea in the Neuropsychological Function in Down Syndrome People

Sep 5th, 2017 - Down Syndrome (DS) is the most common cause of mental retardation with incidence of 1 in 848 (Lin, Hu et al. 1991). Although prenatal Down syndrome and Amniocentesis had been applied for years, in the survey of 2005, current birth incidence of DS ...

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News  6 results

A Woman Whose Husband Died Has New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation and Fatigue

Sep 4th, 2020 - Anatomical deformities of the upper airway can play a role in the pathogenesis of airway closure in OSA. Deformities of craniofacial and soft-tissue structures obstruct the upper airway at various levels, especially the retropalatal and retrogloss...

Scleromyxedema in a Patient With Thyroid Disease: An Atypical Case or a Case for Revised Criteria?

Jan 17th, 2020 - Comment Classification Lichen myxedematosus is differentiated into localized and generalized forms. The former is limited to the skin and lacks monoclonal gammopathy.

Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Hypothyroidism?

Aug 24th, 2015 - Physical signs of hypothyroidism include: Weight gain Slowed speech and movements Dry skin Jaundice Pallor Coarse, brittle, straw-like hair Loss of scalp hair, axillary hair, pubic hair, or a combination Dull facial expression Coarse facial featur...

A 66-year-old woman with an enlarged tongue
Jorge A. Brenes-Salazar, MD, Martha Grogan, MD et. al.

Nov 1st, 2013 - A 66-year-old woman was prompted by her dentist to seek medical attention for an unusually enlarged, smooth-appearing tongue (Figure 1). She also complained of fatigue, dyspnea on exertion, and tingling of her hands.

A Man With Acromegaly

Feb 16th, 2011 - Discussion: Dental Care in Acromegaly Acromegaly is a metabolic disorder with a number of symptoms, including post-pubertal growth of the feet, hands, and bones of the mandible, and an enlarged tongue. Acromegaly is caused by an excess secretion o...

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