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Synonyms for lingua

a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity

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Other rare features include lingua plicata, syndactyly, high arched palate, left handedness and hair on palms and soles.
Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome (MRS) is a rare neurologic disease that includes several symptoms: facial nerve palsy, constant or recurrent facial oedema (usually limited to upper lip--cheilitis); and lingua plicata.
Its classical form is characterized by recurrent paralysis of the facial nerve, swelling of one or both lips, and lingua plicata (also defined as "scrotal tongue" or "fissured tongue") (2).
Lingua plicata, the third factor of the triad, is seen in almost 40% of cases, and is congenital.
MRS is a systemic neuro-mucocutaneous granulomatous disease and is characterized by a triad, which includes orofacial edema, peripheral facial paralysis and lingua plicata.