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Related to glossitis: Geographic tongue, atrophic glossitis

glossitis

 [glŏ-si´tis]
inflammation of the tongue.
median rhomboid glossitis a congenital disorder of noninflammatory origin, characterized by a somewhat rhomboid reddish, smooth, and shiny lesion with some opalescent spots, occurring at about the middle third of the dorsal surface of the tongue.

glos·si·tis

(glo-sī'tis),
Inflammation of the tongue.
[gloss- + G. -itis, inflammation]

glossitis

(glô-sī′tĭs, glŏ-)
n.
Inflammation of the tongue.

glos·sit′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.

glossitis

ENT Inflammation of the tongue. See Geographic tongue, Median rhomboid glossitis.

glos·si·tis

(glos-ī'tis)
Inflammation of the tongue.
[gloss- + G. -itis, inflammation]

glossitis

Inflammation of the tongue, usually from nutritional deficiency, especially of iron and vitamin B. It also occurs in iron-deficiency ANAEMIA, in SYPHILIS, ERYTHEMA MULTIFORME, PEMPHIGUS, BEHÇET'S SYNDROME, LICHEN PLANUS and may be caused by any persistent irritant, such as tobacco smoke, roughened teeth, badly fitting dentures or over-use of mouth-washes.

glos·si·tis

(glos-ī'tis)
Inflammation of the tongue.
[gloss- + G. -itis, inflammation]
References in periodicals archive ?
Snyder, "Atrophic luetic glossitis. Report of a case," Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, vol.
In the present case, the patient suffered from dysphagia, ulceration, and burning sensation in his mouth, glossitis, angular cheilitis, and koilonychias which included most of the common oral manifestation.
Pallor, being the hallmark of clinical signs (100%), was followed by glossitis (20%), neuropathy (10%), and cardiac failure (8%) [Table 5].
(4) The gastrointestinal signs are nonspecific; they can be Glossitis, dysphagia, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
Clinical examination on admittance revealed: pale yellow waxy skin, red and smooth appearance of the tongue (glossitis); no cardiopulmonary modifications.
Glossitis is inflammation of which part of the body?
Table 1: Comparing the possibility of dysplastic changes in oral lesions is the likelihood of dysplasia in dysplastic lesions Proliferative verrucous leukoplakia *** Nicotine palatinus in reverse smoking *** Erythroplakia *** Oral sub mucus fibrous with leukoplakia *** Granular leukoplakia *** Laryngeal keratosis *** Actinic cheilitis *** Syphilitic glossitis with dorsal leukoplakia *** Smooth, thick leukoplakia ** Smokeless tobacco keratosis ** Plammer Vinson disease * Lichen planus ,erosive form * Smooth, Thin leukoplakia Dyskeratosis congenital ?
Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS) is the combination of dysphagia, angular cheilitis, atrophic glossitis, and esophageal webbing in the setting of iron deficiency anemia.
A few patients reported nausea vomiting glossitis skin rashes and folate deficiency.
Other common findings include pallor, glossitis, vomiting, diarrhoea, and icterus (1,2).
Glossitis (inflammation of the tongue) is usually a temporary condition that heals quickly with treatment.
Other authors have referred to this lesion as "Riga's disease", "sublingual growth in infants", "sublingual ulcer", "sublingual granuloma", "reparative lesion of the tongue", "neonatal sublingual traumatic ulceration", and "traumatic atrophic glossitis", " traumatic granuloma of the tongue", "traumatic ulcerative granuloma with stromal eosinophilia" and sublingual fibrogranuloma.