STUDY: Tongue-tie was identified in 46.3% of infants in a large study conducted in Spain

The study taken in in a tertiary care hospital in Spain and published in August 2020, shows that tongue-tie was identified in 645 infants (46.3%), of which 453 were symptomatic (70.2%). Thus, clinically significant ankyloglossia was present in 32.5% of the neonates born in 2018. Their distribution according to Coryllos’s types were as follows: 45 type 1 (7.0%), 230 type 2 (35.6%), 321 type 3 (49.8%), and 42 type 4 (6.5%).

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