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Differential Diagnosis For Glossoptosis/Swallowing tongue

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List of current finding(s):

Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Poliomyelitis, paralytic, bulbar
Infected organ, Abscesses
Tonsil, abscess
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Cerebral palsy
Down's Syndrome
Mandible hypoplasia
Acrocephalopolysyndactyly (Pfeiffer I)
Hypotonia of Werdnig-Hoffman
Pierre Robin syndrome
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Muscular dystrophy
Muscular dystrophy, progressive
Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy
Otopalatodigital syndrome
Usage, Degenerative, Necrosis, Age Related Disorders
Progressive bulbar palsy (Duchenne)
Batten-Turner Muscular dystrophy
Arteriosclerotic, Vascular, Venous Disorders
Palsy, pseudobulbar
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Sleep apnea syndrome
Reference to Organ System
Neuromuscular disturbances/disorders
Tonsillar hypertrophy syndrome
Bulbar paralysis/palsy
Pathophysiologic
Supraglottic hypotonia syndrome
Drugs
Barbiturate overdose
Intoxication/overdose syndrome
Poisoning (Specific Agent)
Opiate overdose toxidrome
Definition

Swallowing of tongue retraction causing stridor and respiratory difficulty, in infants with hypotonia; a cause of apnea

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Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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