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Classification and external resources
Specialty medical genetics
ICD-10 Q38.3

Hypoglossia is a short, incompletely developed tongue. It can occur either as an isolated malformation or in association with other deformities,[1] particularly limb defects in a syndrome known as oromandibular limb hypogenesis syndrome.


  1. ^ Amor DJ, Craig JE (January 2001). "Situs inversus totalis and congenital hypoglossia". Clin. Dysmorphol. 10 (1): 47–50. doi:10.1097/00019605-200101000-00010. PMID 11152148.