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Smokers Tongue

Smokers Tongue: Introduction

Smokers Tongue: It is seen exclusively in smokers and especially pipe smokers. It is a uniform keratosis of the hard palate and dorsal tongue with multiple red umbilicated papules that represent inflamed salivary glands. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Smokers Tongue is available below.

Symptoms of Smokers Tongue

Treatments for Smokers Tongue

  • Cessation of smoking
  • Medical therapies (eg, anti-inflammatory agents, vitamins, cytotoxic agents)
  • Surgical removal (eg, scalpel, laser, cryoprobe, electrosurgery, photodynamic therapy
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Smokers Tongue

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Misdiagnosis and Smokers Tongue

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