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2006-01-23-10 Macroglossia © Ruiz


Vicente Jesus Ruiz, MD

Centro de Ecografia, Salta, Argentina

This is a 28-week-fetus with a macroglossia. The ultrasound images show the enlarged tongue protruding beyond the teeth or alveolar ridge and the polyhydramnios. The karyotype was normal (46XY). A partial glossectomy was performed.

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