Riga, Antonio

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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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[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.