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A 39-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to have torso shortening surgery for girls with longer torso and shorter legs?

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Dr. Cheryl Coldwater
Pediatrics 40 years experience
WHY??: Why would anyone wish to have major surgery of this type (if it could even be done) because of a cosmetic issue? It would be much healthier to teach the child to be happy with herself, and appreciate her own body. Help her learn to love herself, just as she is, instead of focusing on any "imperfections".
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Last updated Feb 20, 2020


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