Riga–Fede disease in a child

@article{Li2016RigaFedeDI,
  title={Riga–Fede disease in a child},
  author={J. Li and Y. Zhang and N. Wang and R. Bhandari and Q. Liu},
  journal={Clinical and Experimental Dermatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={41}
}
  • J. Li, Y. Zhang, +2 authors Q. Liu
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Clinical and Experimental Dermatology
  • Riga‐Fede disease (RFD) was initially described as a benign ulceration of the lingual frenum or tongue of infants, most commonly resulting from repetitive trauma by natal teeth. However, similar clinical manifestations can also be found in children with repetitive tongue‐thrusting habits or certain neurological disorders. This report describes an unusual case of RFD in a 6‐year‐old Chinese boy. The lesion appeared as an ulcer on the anterior ventral surface of the child's tongue, and was caused… CONTINUE READING
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