Sandwith bald tongue


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Sandwith bald tongue

(sand′with″)
[Fleming M. Sandwith, Brit. physician, 1777–1843]
Atrophy of the glossal papillae, resulting in a smooth tongue. It is found in the late stages of pellagra (niacin deficiency).

Sandwith,

Fleming Mant, English physician, 1853-1918.
Sandwith bald tongue - an abnormally clean tongue.