geographic tongue

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Related to geographical tongue: Fissured 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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The prevalence and significance of fissured tongue and geographical tongue in psoriatic patients.
Other symptoms include headaches, constipation, recurrent coughs and colds, having a sore mouth and what Dr Saleem describes as a geographical tongue.
Like geographical tongue, it's a harmless condition and often a side effect of taking antibiotics, too much antiseptic mouthwash or the result of heaving smoking.
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