Atrophic glossitis is a condition characterised by absence of filiform or fungiform papillae on the dorsal surface of the tongue. Consequently, the. Strawberry tongue, initially pale with red spots, changing to bright red after a Characterised by areas of depapillation; Area migrates with time. Download scientific diagram | Depapillation of the tongue. from publication: Arresting rampant dental caries with silver diamine fluoride in a young teenager.

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Glossary Definitions

Glossitis may cause the small bumps on the surface of the tongue papillae to disappear. Gastroesophageal reflux disease GERD is a pathological condition typically represented by the regurgitation of gastric acid with damage to the esophagus.

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These patches give the tongue the appearance of a map, hence the name. Good oral hygiene is necessary, including thorough tooth brushing at least twice a day, and flossing at least daily.

Baldor, associate editors, eds. Cadoni2 and V. Irritants include toothpaste and certain types of medications that treat high blood pressure.

Lingual involvement has also been described by other authors, confirming that the lingual dorsum is the oral site with the most frequent manifestations.

Avoid irritants such as hot or spicy foods, alcohol, and tobacco to minimize the discomfort.


Periodontium gingivaperiodontal ligamentcementumalveolus — Gums and tooth-supporting structures. Atrophic glossitis leading to the diagnosis of celiac disease.

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In these areas the balance between the environment and oral microorganisms is frail, and regulates the maintenance of the oral ecosystem equilibrium preventing environmental changes [ 76 depapillatjon 78 ]. The development of an oral candidiasis is usually related to an imbalance of the normal oral microbial ecosystem. Normal variations of oral anatomy and common oral soft tissue lesions: Glossitis in a person with scarlet fever “red strawberry tongue”. Antibiotics and other medications that get rid of infections may be prescribed if bacteria are present in your body.

Nutritional correlates of atrophic glossitis: Partial atrophic tongue other than median rhomboid glossitis.

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The average American gets all the iron they need from the food they eat. Analysis of prevalence of AG in 57 neonatal patients with vitamin B12 deficiency Determination of a prevalence of AG of Periapical, mandibular and depapillaiton hard tissues — Bones of jaws Agnathia Alveolar osteitis Buccal exostosis Cherubism Idiopathic osteosclerosis Mandibular fracture Microgenia Micrognathia Intraosseous cysts Odontogenic: The authors confirm that this article content has no conflict of interest.

Metformin and vitamin B12 deficiency: Iron-deficiency anemia Zinc Zinc Animal-sourced foods and some vegetables It is involved in various biological reactions in the human body, from cell growth to normal immune function to wound healing. Teeth pulpdentinenamel. They examined 87 patients with an AG looking for the presence of H.


Treponema pallidum is an anaerobic spirochete causing the sexually transmitted systemic disease named syphilis. The mean serum zinc level in the healthy control group was significantly higher than that of the AG group. The ordinary texture and appearance of the dorsal tongue are related to the protrusion of a large number of papillae, which are responsible for the roughness of the surface, Fig.

Pili1 S. Dermatitis Folliculitis Cellulitis Hidradenitis. Burket’s oral medicine 11th ed.

Celiac disease and its impact on the oral health status – depapilllation of the literature. Treatment of epilepsy and neuropathic pain. It is involved in the cells metabolism with several functions such as DNA synthesis, regulatory functions of the nervous system or in the amino acid metabolism.

Everything You Need to Know About Glossitis

This recognition should lead dentists to play more significant roles in screening for CD, as otherwise, if not properly diagnosed yongue not treated with a gluten-free diet, may eventually cause some malignancies. A painful tongue may be an indication of an underlying serious medical condition and nearly always merits assessment by a physician or dental surgeon. This can help relieve the symptoms associated with glossitis and prevent the condition from happening again.