A lingual frenectomy is a form of frenectomy associated with the tongue. The removal of the lingual frenulum under the tongue can be accomplished with either frenectomy or frenuloplasty. This is used to treat a tongue tied patient. It is rumored that, immediately after this minor oral surgery, the tongue can often dramatically extend out of the mouth which it could not before do.
A pterygium is a non-cancerous growth that starts in the of the clear, thin tissue of the eye. This growth covers the sclera and extends onto the cornea. It is often slightly raised and contains visible blood vessels. The problem may occur on one or both eyes.
The purple urine bag syndrome (PUBS) is a rare condition associated with chronic urinary catheterization. It is characterized by the purple discoloration of the urine, collecting bag, and tubing.