Microglossia is a very rare condition, with approximately 50 cases reported in the literature to date. Frequently, this disorder presents in association with limb abnormalities and is grouped as a hypoglossia-hypodactylia syndrome.1,2 In this report we discuss a case of isolated microglossia, its workup, and management.
Correspondence: Stanley Voigt, MD, Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111 (SVoigt@tuftsmedicalcenter.org).
Submitted for Publication: December 11, 2011; final revision received April 2, 2012; accepted April 17, 2012.
Author Contributions: All authors had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Voigt, Park, Scott, and Vecchiotti. Acquisition of data: Voigt, Park, and Vecchiotti. Analysis and interpretation of data: Voigt, Scott, and Vecchiotti. Drafting of the manuscript: Voigt and Scott. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Voigt, Park, and Vecchiotti. Administrative, technical, and material support: Voigt. Study supervision: Park, Scott, and Vecchiotti.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Previous Presentation: This study was presented at the Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting; February 5, 2010; Orlando, Florida.