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Macroglossia

  • Pedro Saraiva Teiga
  • Kishore SanduEmail author
  • Lluís Nisa
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Abstract

Macroglossia is defined as an abnormally enlarged tongue (from the Greek “makros + glossa”). Macroglossia was documented as early as 1550 BCE in the ancient Egyptian Papyrus Ebers.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pedro Saraiva Teiga
    • 1
  • Kishore Sandu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lluís Nisa
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck SurgeryLausanne University Hospital, CHUVLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck SurgeryInselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of BernBernSwitzerland

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