Figure 1.103. Macroglossia in an otherwise normal infant. The most common cause of macroglos-sia is idiopathic hypertrophy of the muscles of the tongue.
Figure 1.106. Macroglossia in a 2-month-old infant with Type II glycogen storage disease (Pompe's disease). Macroglossia is also seen in infants with congenital hypothyroidism and hemangioma or lymphangioma of the tongue.
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