glossitis desiccans


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glos·si·tis de·sic·'cans

a painful affliction of the tongue, of unknown origin, in which the surface becomes raw and fissured.
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glossitis desiccans

Uncertain, possibly a variant or early form of atrophic glossitis
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glossitis desiccans

A painful, raw, and fissured tongue.
See also: glossitis
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