Glossopalatine ankylosis

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Glossopalatine ankylosis

Synonyms: Cosack syndrome

A rare oromandibular-limb hypogenesis syndrome (OLHS) characterised by the presence of an intraoral band of variable thickness attaching the tongue to the hard palate or maxillary alveolar ridge. It may be associated with other abnormalities such as cleft palate (in which case the tongue may be attached to the nasal septum) mandibular hypoplasia upper-lip hypoplasia hypodontia and variable limb anomalies (e.g. oligodactyly syndactyly and polydactyly).

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