Updated: 4/21/2014

Glossitis

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  • Inflammation of the tongue leading to pain and enlargement
  • Secondary to nutritional deficits or infection
    • nutritional causes
      • ↓ iron
      • ↓ folate/B12
      • ↓ vitamin C
      • ↓ niacin
    • infectious causes
      • EBV
      • Scarlet fever (strawberry tongue)


 

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