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Glossoptosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Glossoptosis
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.910.411
Unique ID
D065710
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D065710
Scope Note
Posterior displacement of the TONGUE toward the PHARYNX. It is often a feature in syndromes such as in PIERRE ROBIN SYNDROME and DOWN SYNDROME and associated with AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION during sleep (OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEAS).
Previous Indexing
Tongue Diseases (1977-2014)
Tongue/abnormalities (1963-2014)
Public MeSH Note
2015
History Note
2015
Date Established
2015/01/01
Date of Entry
2014/06/26
Revision Date
2014/06/13
Glossoptosis Preferred
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