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Glossary for Red tongue

  • Dehydration: Loss of fluids in the body
  • Glossitis: Inflammation of the tongue
  • Glucagonoma: Rare cancer of the glucagon-producing pancreas cells.
  • Nutritional deficiency: Any deficiency of the nutrients that are required to sustain human life
  • Pernicious anemia: A rare blood disorder where the body is unable to utilize vitamin B12 properly in order to make red blood cells.
  • Plummer-Vinson syndrome: A rare condition characterized by iron-deficiency anemia, nail abnormalities and dysphagia.
  • Psoriasis: Chronic skin rash condition, usually red or silver and blistery.
  • Pyridoxine deficiency: Deficiency of vitamin B6 which has many uses in the body.


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