glossitis


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Related to glossitis: Geographic tongue, atrophic glossitis
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Glossitis may also be the primary symptom of a fungal infection, such as candidiasis or viral infection, such as herpes simplex infection.
OFG OCD Glossitis 0 13 Other 22 15 Fissured lips 11 33 Gingivitis 22 53 Mucosaltags 22 53 Cobblestoning 44 80 Angular cheilitis 67 67 Lip/facial swelling 78 67 Oral ulceration 56 87 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Also called benign migratory glossitis, geographic tongue is not linked to cancer.
During your assessment, the patient complained of chronic weakness and you observed a strawberry red tongue, which indicates glossitis.
6,7) Other potential consequences of IDA can include impaired immunity and temperature regulation, glossitis and other abnormalities of the mucosa of the mouth and esophagus, (8) and alterations in sleep patterns.
Some other clinical and laboratory findings suggestive of deficiencies in this group of patients were as follows: glossitis, 48% (11/23); anemia, 48% (11/23); cheilosis, 26% (6/23); poor skin healing, 48% (11/23); and hair loss, 52% (12/23).
Deficiency of iron in epithelial cells not infrequently causes glossitis, burning of the tongue, angular stomatitis and dry, itchy skin.
B-complex vitamins deficiency: Over 3 per cent mothers had oral lesions like angular stomatitis and glossitis suggestive of B-complex vitamins deficiency with no difference between groups I and II (Table VI).
A SOUNDS like glossitis which can be caused by a number of things so you need to let your doctor have a look.
51) Glucagonoma syndrome includes necrolytic migratory erythema, stomatitis, angular cheilitis, glossitis, diabetes mellitus, anemia, achlorhydria, weight loss, and hypercoagulability.
The most common deficiencies are vitamin B12 and vitamin B6 deficiencies, which result in mouth sores, glossitis, cheilosis, weakness, mental status changes, loss of appetite and reduced food intake.
Glossitis, inflammation of the tongue, may be due to a deficiency of B-group vitamins (especially vitamin B12) or to lack of iron.