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133 Possible Causes for Atrophic Glossitis

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Vitamin B12 deficiency causes a wide range of hematological, gastrointestinal, psychiatric and neurological disorders. Hematological presentation of cobalamin deficiency ranges from the incidental increase of mean corpuscular volume and neutrophil hypersegmentation to symptoms due to severe anemia, such as angor,[…][]

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    Plummer-Vinson syndrome manifests as cervical dysphagia, iron deficiency anemia, an upper esophageal web, and atrophic glossitis.[] Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS) is the combination of dysphagia, angular cheilitis, atrophic glossitis, and esophageal webbing in the setting of iron deficiency anemia.[] Plummer-Vinson syndrome - iron deficiency anemia, dysphagia, esophageal web, and atrophic glossitis.[]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Abscess of tongue Ulceration (traumatic) of tongue Type 1 Excludes atrophic glossitis ( K14.4 ) Hunter's D51.0 Hunter's[] […] sclerosis with pernicious anemia) Runeberg's D51.0 (progressive pernicious anemia) Glossitis (chronic superficial) (gangrenous) (Moeller's) K14.0 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K14.0 Glossitis[]

  • Celiac Disease

    A correlation of CD with atrophic glossitis has been reported, although robust evidence in support of it is lacking.[] CD screening tests for patients with oral aphthae or idiopathic atrophic glossitis should be selectively considered during a medical evaluation that focuses on all aspects[]

  • Vitamin Deficiency

    The classic clinical syndrome for vitamin B6 deficiency is a seborrheic dermatitis-like eruption, atrophic glossitis with ulceration, angular cheilitis (scaling on the lips[] : In simple terms, it is the inflammation of the tongue where the filiform papillae become atrophic and the fungiform papillae become engorged and mushroom shaped which gives[] Cheilosis : It is the inflammation or cracking of the corners of the mouth which is also called as cheilitis or Angular cheilitis as it is seen in the angles of the mouth Glossitis[]

  • Folate-Deficiency Anemia

    Folate-deficiency anemia frequently appears in women of childbearing age, in those who are pregnant or lactating, in alcohol abusers and malnourished individuals, thus proving the necessity of folate oral supplementation. Prevention must be carefully conducted, since the elderly may have difficulties tolerating folate[…][]

  • Thiamine Deficiency

    Thiamine deficiency is a nutritional disorder that stems from the lack of thiamine, also known as vitamin B1. It is available in many foods and thiamine plays a key role in cellular metabolism. Individuals with severely low levels of this vitamin develop consequences that involve the brain, heart, and nerves. While there are[…][]

  • Facial Hemiatrophy

    Ellis-van Creveld (EVC) syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive congenital disorder characterized by chondrodysplasia and polydactyly, ectodermal dysplasia and congenital defects of the heart. We present here a case of a 16-year-old short-limbed dwarf with skeletal deformities and bilateral postaxial polydactyly,[…][]

  • Glossitis

    ATROPHIC GLOSSITIS Definition: The absence or flattening of the filiform papillae of the tongue – the tongue appears smooth and erythematous “beefy”.[] Pathogenic mechanisms of nutrient deficiency in atrophic glossitis are discussed.[] The most commonly encountered tongue diseases resulting from systemic conditions are median rhomboid glossitis, atrophic glossitis, fissured tongue, and geographic tongue,[]

  • Benign Migratory Glossitis

    […] which are not present in atrophic glossitis, which instead shows lesions which enlarge rather than migrate.[] […] malattia infiammatoria benigna a carattere cronico o recidivante Carica un file multimediale Wikipedia Istanza di malattia Sottoclasse di infiammazione, tongue disease, atrophic[] In atrophic glossitis, these areas do not have a white keratotic border and they increase in size rather than changing in position.[]

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