symptoms & Signs
- Can’t stick the tongue forward
- Difficulty feeding
- Excessive attachment of tongue to bottom of the mouth
- V-shaped notch in tip of tongue
Diagnosis & Tests
A doctor can diagnose this condition during a physical exam. The exam will show that the tongue tissue is attached too far forward.
Pictures & Images
Food passes from the mouth to the oropharynx (back of the throat) to the esophagus.
Review Date : 11/2/2009
Reviewed By : Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.