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  • Upper lip frenotomy for neonatal breastfeeding problems. [Journal Article]
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2019; 124:190-192Patel PS, Wu DB, … Rosenfeld RM
  • CONCLUSIONS: Upper lip frenotomy, in properly selected infants, has favorable short-term outcomes with mild transient discomfort and a low rate of recurrence. Since our study was short-term and did not include a control group, we are unable to comment on procedure efficacy or long-term impact.
  • StatPearls: Anatomy, Head and Neck, Submandibular Gland [BOOK]
    StatPearls Publishing: Treasure Island (FL) Grewal Jeewanjot S. JS SUNY Upstate Medical University Ryan Jesse J SUNY Upstate Medical University BOOK
  • The submandibular gland is the second largest of the three main salivary glands, which also include the parotid and sublingual glands. The submandibular glands are paired major salivary glands that lie in the submandibular triangle. The glands have a superficial and deep lobe separated by the mylohyoid muscle.[1] The Wharton duct, the submandibular gland’s primary excretory duct, drains into the …
  • Defining the anatomy of the neonatal lingual frenulum. [Journal Article]
    Clin Anat 2019; 32(6):824-835Mills N, Keough N, … Mirjalili SA
  • The lingual frenulum is recognized as having the potential to limit tongue mobility, which may lead to difficulties with breastfeeding in some infants. There is extensive variation between individuals in the appearance of the lingual frenulum but an ambiguous relationship between frenulum appearance and functional limitation. An increasing number of infants are being diagnosed with ankyloglossia,…
  • [Treatment for tongue-tie]. [Journal Article]
    Ugeskr Laeger 2019; 181(16)Mahmood B, Trolle W, … Kirchmann M
  • Ankyloglossia, or tongue-tie, is a congenital malformation, in which a short, lingual frenulum or a tight genioglossus muscle restricts tongue movement. In newborns, the reported prevalence is 2-11%. However, only 18% of newborns, in whom clinical findings suggest ankyloglossia, develop symptoms. Several randomised clinical trials report a significant reduction in maternal nipple pain after freno…
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