Drs: 90-Pound Teen With Jaw Defect Needs Life-Changing Surgery

The Doctors: Teen Unable To Eat & Gain Weight

Many people will take one look at 20-year-old Hannah and her 90-pound frame, and assume she doesn’t eat enough or even suffers with an eating disorder. Yvonne, Hannah’s grandmother, explained that she noticed Hannah having trouble eating, but thought it was because of her braces. But then she noticed Hannah couldn’t close her mouth and couldn’t chew properly. Hannah explained that a jaw defect makes it incredibly difficult for her to eat.

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