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ISSN: 2641-1709

Scholarly Journal of Otolaryngology

Case Report(ISSN: 2641-1709)

Ankyloglossia, A Case Report: Untying the Tongue Tie in the Family Tree Volume 6 - Issue 5

Sphoorthi Basavannaiah*

  • Associate Professor, Department of ENT, Subbaiah Institute of Medical Sciences, India

Received:June 08, 2021   Published:June 14, 2021

Corresponding author: Sphoorthi Basavannaiah, Associate Professor, Department of ENT, Subbaiah Institute of Medical Sciences, India

DOI: 10.32474/SJO.2021.06.000247

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Abstract

Ankyloglossia or ‘Tongue-tie’ is a congenital oral anomaly characterized by the persistence of the lingual frenulum as an anatomical abnormality. It has a prevalence of 0.1 – 10.7 % as reported in the literature with affection more towards males. I hereby present a case report to have come across an Isolated Ankyloglossia in a family of 4 members, in whom 3 are affected with this condition.

Keywords:Ankyloglossia/Tongue tie; inheritance; familial; congenital; syndrome

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