Riga, Antonio

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Riga,

Antonio, Italian physician, 1832-1919.
Fede-Riga disease - Synonym(s): Riga-Fede disease
Riga-Fede disease - ulceration of the lingual frenum in teething infants. Synonym(s): Fede-Riga disease
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Este tipo de ulcera fue descrita por primera vez por Caradelli en 1875 y seis anos mas tarde por Antonio Riga. Posteriormente, en 1890 Francesco Fede definio la lesion histologicamente y reporto 20 casos; desde entonces se conoce con el nombre de enfermedad de Riga-Fede, que denomina a la lesion lingual ulcerativa que aparece en bebes poco despues de la erupcion de los incisivos inferiores.
[1] The lesion is named after Antonio Riga, who first identified it in 1881, [2] and Fede, who later described more cases and performed histological studies.
Riga-Fede disease was first described by Antonio Riga, an Italian physician, in 1881.