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What does it mean if a baby has enlarged tongue that thrusts. Sticks out?
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Macroglossia
This is the technical term for an enlarged tongue.
Its cause is unknown. The baby may grow as it were around his/her own tongue.

In brief: Macroglossia
This is the technical term for an enlarged tongue.
Its cause is unknown. The baby may grow as it were around his/her own tongue.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. Yash Khanna
This condition in babies is also called rude baby syndrome as they have googling protruding tongue.It can have many causes.Congeital Hypothyroidism,Bamforth syndrome,downs syndrome,glycogen storage disease type,hereditary amyloidosis,hurlers syndrome,lymphangiomas
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