Myanmar girl with abnormally swollen tongue gains new life in Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/07/16
By: By Sunrise Huang, Lung Pei-ning and S.C. Chang

Taipei, July 16 (CNA) Taiwanese doctors have successfully operated on a Myanmar girl

Pu (R) smiles with Dr. Lee.

Pu (R) smiles with Dr. Lee.

suffering from extensive hemangioimas of the tongue who had been turned down by nine hospitals in three countries before coming to Taiwan.

Doctors and Pu Shuang-ting’s (濮雙婷) family gave a press conference at Taipei’s Tri-Service General Hospital Thursday to report on the girl’s gradual return to normal life after two months’ treatment here.

Dr. Lee Hsiao-ping said the medical team first shrank the five-year-old’s vascular tumor from 10 cm to 8 cm before removing it.     [FULL  STORY]

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