Woman gets new tongue made from her arm after fighting cancer

A woman was given a new tongue made from part of her arm after she lost her old one to cancer.

Stephanie Wigglesworth, 36, was diagnosed with Squamous Cell Carcinoma after noticing a tiny ulcer on her tongue which started to tingle before becoming numb.

She had an operation where surgeons cut through her neck and removed half of her tongue, constructing a new one using skin, muscle and a long vein from her left arm.

Since recovering, PA Stephanie still can’t eat and has...
source: Metro

2019-12-09 10:53
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