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Tongue surgery

Tongue surgery

Tongue surgery: Tongue surgery is performed to reduce to the size of the tongue due to a congenital defect, nutritional deficiency, or disease.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Tongue surgery

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Tongue surgery:

Anesthetic Requirements for Tongue surgery

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Tongue surgery may include:

  • Local or regional anesthetic with or without sedation

Procedure Complications: Tongue surgery

Possible surgical complications of Tongue surgery may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Tongue surgery

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis for improving speech, chewing, and swallowing is good.

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