Benign Migratory Glossitis: Report of a Rare Case with Review of Literature

  title={Benign Migratory Glossitis: Report of a Rare Case with Review of Literature},
  author={Vivek Mehta},
  journal={Journal of dental health, oral disorders & therapy},
  • Vivek Mehta
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Journal of dental health, oral disorders & therapy
  • Benign migratory glossitis or geographic tongue is a psoriasiform mucositis of the dorsum of the tongue. [1] It is a benign inflammatory disorder and was first reported by Rayer [2]. It is more common in adults as compared to children. It is characterized by constantly changing patterns of serpiginous white lines surrounding areas of smooth, depapillated mucosa [1]. Erythematous patches, devoid of filiform papillae, appear on the dorsum of tongue. White border is present which represents… CONTINUE READING

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