The prevalence and significance of fissured tongue and geographical tongue in psoriatic patients.

@article{Zargari2006ThePA,
  title={The prevalence and significance of fissured tongue and geographical tongue in psoriatic patients.},
  author={Omid Zargari},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={192-5}
}
  • Omid Zargari
  • Published 2006 in Clinical and experimental dermatology
BACKGROUND Tongue lesions are not uncommon in psoriasis, but their significance is not clear. Aims. To determine the prevalence of tongue lesions in patients with psoriasis and to detect possible associations. METHODS All consecutive patients with psoriasis seen in a dermatology clinic in northern Iran between January 2000 and January 2005 were enrolled in a prospective study. A questionnaire detailing the clinical and epidemiological features of the disease was completed for each patient… CONTINUE READING