Hairy tongue

Known as: TONGUE HAIRY, Tongue, Hairy, Tongue, Hairy [Disease/Finding] 
A benign condition of the tongue characterized by hypertrophy of the filiform papillae that give the dorsum of the tongue a furry appearance. The… (More)
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2011
2011
UNLABELLED Tongue lesions constitute a considerable proportion of oral mucosal lesions, and are health concern to both oral… (More)
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2011
2011
A 4-month-old female infant was admitted to the hospital with a history of prolonged diarrhea and severe failure to thrive. The… (More)
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2011
2011
OBJECTIVES  To determine the prevalence of tongue lesions in Malaysian dental outpatients from the Klang Valley area. SUBJECTS… (More)
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2010
Review
2010
Although easily examined, abnormalities of the tongue can present a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma for physicians… (More)
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2004
2004
Hairy tongue or black hairy tongue is a benign condition characterized by hypertrophy of the filiform papillae that give the… (More)
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2000
2000
Black hairy tongue is characterized by an abnormal coating of the dorsal surface of the tongue. Although the cause is unknown… (More)
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1999
1999
BACKGROUND An inadequate understanding of the complex morphologic characteristics of human filiform papillae has hampered the… (More)
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1990
Review
1990
Black hairy tongue is a benign disorder characterized by hypertrophy of the filiform papillae of the tongue. A brownish-black… (More)
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1987
1987
Oral examinations of 103 consecutive patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) were performed. Of these patients… (More)
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1977
1977
A patient with tongue malignancy associated with a black hairy tongue is presented. Specimens from e area fo the black hairy… (More)
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