Ankyloglossia, also known as tongue-tie, is a congenital oral anomaly that may
decrease mobility of the tongue tip and is caused by an unusually short, thick ...
"Birth defects and developmental disorders frequently affect the craniofacial ...
Tongue-Tie (Ankyloglossia) is a problem caused by abnormal development of
Malformations of the tongue, are structural defects, present at birth and
happening during embryogenesis. The most common malformations are: 1.
Tongue-tie (ankyloglossia) is a problem affecting some babies with a tight piece
of skin ... Tongue-tie is a birth defect that affects 4-11% of newborn babies.
Looking for online definition of Tongue diseases in the Medical Dictionary? ... n a
congenital defect, with a secondary lobe of the tongue arising from its surface.
Tongue and lip ties are considered to be midline defects. Midline facial defects
tend to run in families. These include cleft lip, submucosal cleft palate, cleft chin, ...
Dec 27, 2011 ... It is not known what causes a tongue tie. It does tend to run in families. One
theory is that it is a midline defect (your tongue is in the middle of ...
Jun 6, 2008 ... Defects in Tongue Papillae and Taste Sensation Indicate a Problem with
Neurotrophic Support in Various Neurological Diseases.
Feb 12, 2003 ... Base of tongue. ▫ Often involved with oral cavity defects. ▫ Participates in taste,
deglutition and speech. ▫ Must occlude oropharynx during ...
Feb 27, 2008 ... Tongue Base Defects. Michael Briscoe Jr., MD. Faculty Advisor: Susan
McCammon, MD. The University of Texas Medical Branch. Department ...