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Trisomy kids have large tongue and also have tongue thrust disorder. Would glossectomy be an appropriate treatment?
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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Partial yes
In some cases a partial glossectomy (removing part of the tongue) can be very helpful.

In brief: Partial yes
In some cases a partial glossectomy (removing part of the tongue) can be very helpful.
Dr. David Astrachan
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