Ankyloglosson Q38.1

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Shortening of the frenulum linguae, either congenitally as a so-called grown frenulum of the tongue (no pathological significance) or through scarred adhesion, e.g. in systemic scleroderma.

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If necessary, surgical intervention and cutting of the frenulum in cooperation with ENT specialists. Possible treatment of an underlying disease.

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Scleroderma systemic;


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Last updated on: 29.10.2020