What is macroglossia surgery?

Also known as: Tongue reduction surgery

Macroglossia is the medical term for an abnormally large tongue that is present at birth. In some cases, surgery is required to treat the problem and help the child eat, breathe, and speak more easily.


Reviewed by: Chad A Perlyn, MD

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