Baby who could have choked to death on her own tongue SMILES for the first time after surgeons slice half of it off



A baby who was born with an adult-sized tongue due to a rare genetic condition can finally smile after having surgery to stop it poking out. 
Paisley Morrison-Johnson had such a large tongue that she needed help breathing for the first week of her life to stop her from choking to death.
She was born with Beckwith Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) - a rare overgrowth disorder affecting around one in every 14,000 births worldwide.
It caused her tongue to grow more than twice the size of her mouth, which meant she struggled to feed.
So Paisley, from Aberdeen in South Dakota, had to be fed through a... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Health, Views: 39
Source: Daily Mail
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