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Benign migratory glossitis

Introduction: Benign migratory glossitis

Description of Benign migratory glossitis

Benign migratory glossitis (medical condition): A form of tongue inflammation where smooth, migrating patches form...more »

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Geographic Tongue:
  »Introduction: Geographic Tongue
  »Symptoms of Geographic Tongue
  »Treatments for Geographic Tongue

Benign migratory glossitis: An idiopathic disorder characterized by the loss of filiform papillae leaving reddened areas of circinate macules bound by a white band. The lesions heal, then others erupt.
Source: Diseases Database

Benign migratory glossitis: Related Topics

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Benign migratory glossitis: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Benign migratory glossitis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Benign migratory glossitis, or a subtype of Benign migratory glossitis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Benign migratory glossitis as a Disease

Benign migratory glossitis: Another name for Geographic Tongue (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Geographic Tongue
  »Symptoms of Geographic Tongue
  »Treatments for Geographic Tongue

Benign migratory glossitis: Related Diseases

Benign migratory glossitis: Benign migratory glossitis is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Benign migratory glossitis

Some of the causes of Benign migratory glossitis are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Benign migratory glossitis (Geographic Tongue)

Some of the symptoms of Benign migratory glossitis incude:

  • Reddened, slightly raised lesions on tongue
  • Usually painless
  • Position of patches may change over time as plaques appear to "migrate"
  • Asymptomatic
  • Sore tongue

Treatments for Benign migratory glossitis (Geographic Tongue)

Treatments for Benign migratory glossitis (Geographic Tongue) include:

  • No treatment generally required (benign condition, will resolve over time)

Treatment of Benign migratory glossitis: For more treatment information about Benign migratory glossitis, see treatment of Geographic Tongue (Benign migratory glossitis)

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