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Macroglossia may be seen in:

 # Macroglossia may be seen in:
A. Prader willi syndrome
B. Down syndrome
C. Beckwith Weidemann syndrome
D. Grebe syndrome



The correct answer is C. Beckwith Weidemann syndrome.

Although the exact incidence of macroglossia is unknown (because the etiologies are too numerous to quantify), some congenital syndromes often express macroglossia in their phenotypes, most commonly Down syndrome (1 per 700 live births) and Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (0.07 per 1,000 live births). In Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, 97.5% of patients have macroglossia.

Reference: Shafer’s Textbook of ORAL PATHOLOGY, 7th Edition, Page No: 27

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