Chinese girl gets new face

10/29/2013 | BBC

Surgeons reconstructed the face of a 17-year-old Chinese girl using tissue from her chest and a blood vessel from her leg. The girl lost her chin, eyelids and part of her right ear in a fire when she was 5 years old. "With her new face she will be able to express herself in a more precise way. She will even be able to blush when her emotions change, but it will take a long time," said Jiang Chenhong, the girl's surgeon.

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