Aa
A
A
Close
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Avatar universal
extra skin attached to back of tongue
My son is 13mos. He has "low muscle tone". We do not know why. We just noticed an extra flap of skin attached to his tongue. It looks like a tiny mini tongue. When you look into his throat you do not see it. When he coughs it comes up and forward. It curls just like his tongue. It is attached to the base of his tongue in the back of his throat/mouth. Someone mentioned it his epiglottis or a lesion/cyst/tumor. What is it? What is the name of the disorder? Why does he have it? Thank you so much for your info. Teiko.
Discussion is closed
Cancel
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
554959 tn?1216064566
It is tough to make an assessment of what your son has without actually examining him.  The best recommendation is to have your patient seen by his physician.  Make sure you share your concerns and show the doctor exactly what you are concerned about.  Best wishes.  
Discussion is closed
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
A related discussion, second tongue was started.
Discussion is closed
Cancel
Comment
A
A
Doctor Ratings & Reviews
Comprehensive info on 720K doctors.
Complete reviews, ratings & more.