Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 11

Glossalgia After Tongue Splitting: A Case Report

André Machado1,2*, Mariana Duarte3, Ana Silva1, Ângela Rego1 and Luís Meireles1

1Serviço de Otorrinolaringologia, Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto, Porto, Portugal
2Faculdade de Ciências da Saúde - Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal
3Universidade Católica - Centro Regional de Viseu - Faculdade de Medicina Dentária, Portugal

*Corresponding Author: André Machado, Serviço de Otorrinolaringologia, Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto, Porto, Portugal.

Received: September 14, 2022; Published: October 11, 2022

Abstract

Cosmetic tongue division is a procedure that has gained popularity in recent times. It is a procedure that carries risks, due to the myriad of vital anatomical structures in the region in question. The relevance of this case lies in the lack of regulation for the performance of this type of procedure by non-medical professionals, as well as possible complications.

Keywords: Tongue; Glossalgia; Tattooist; Cosmetic; Non-medical

References

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Citation

Citation: André Machado., et al. “Glossalgia After Tongue Splitting: A Case Report".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 4.11 (2022): 20-21.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 André Machado., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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