geographic tongue

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ge·o·graph·ic tongue

n. lengua geográfica, lengua caracterizada por áreas desnudas rodeadas de epitelio grueso que simulan áreas terrestres.
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Geographic tongue (Benign migratory glossitis erythema migrans) is an asymptomatic inflam- matory disorder of tongue of unknown etiology.
Benign migratory glossitis was first reported as a wandering rash of the tongue in 1831 by Rayer.
Also called benign migratory glossitis, geographic tongue is not linked to cancer.
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