Kevin Rosero, of Ecuador, has rare lip malformation fixed at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital

Kevin Rosero had 10 surgeries to fix the

Kevin Rosero had 10 surgeries to fix the rare malformation that caused him dysfunction with speech and eating. (September 13, 2013 6:03 PM)

Doctors on Long Island have helped fix the rare lip, face and mouth malformation of a 10-year-old boy from Ecuador.

Kevin Rosero’s malformations had given him trouble speaking and eating. They also posed a risk of bleeding and enlarging, and could have caused obstruction of his airways or the loss of his vision.

Kevin was brought to the U.S. eight months ago. His trip was sponsored by...

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