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lingual adhesion of tongue

Slurred speech due to problem.., can it be done without surgery? 6yrs/male child.. respected surgeons please throw some light on possible treatment options..

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Frenum lingual - the vertical band of oral mucosa connecting the tongue with the floor of the oral cavity and the alveolar or residual alveolar ridge (tongue-tie) Treatment - frenotomy the cutting of a frenum (frenectomy) And then speech therapy.

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Its a tongue tie. And patients age is not six years he is more than that. Confirm age. Treatment wud be frenectomy followed by speech therapy. The earlier the treatment is done he can speak fluently faster.

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yes, if the patient has reached 6 years and tongue tie is persisting with its complications, surgery (frenectomy) should be done.

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It is tongue tie . Excision of Frenum Linguae is all that is required .

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Ref to ENT.

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Dx: tongue tie Mx: Surgical release. Some can be performed under topical anaesthesia when the child is co-operative.

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Frenum lingual - the vertical band of oral mucosa connecting the tongue with the floor of the oral cavity and the alveolar or residual alveolar ridge (tongue-tie) Treatment - frenotomy the cutting of a frenum (frenectomy) And then speech therapy.

Frenectomy

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Tongue tie. Well known paediatric problem. Tongue tie release is performed .

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Ankyloglossia or tongue tie. Surgical excision is the only available option.

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Tongue tie. Frenectomy

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