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629 Possible Causes for Fissured Tongue

  • Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome

    tongue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In one-third to one half of patients, fissured tongue is seen, which also aids in diagnosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 35-year-old man with a fissured tongue, recurrent facial palsy and orofacial oedema presented with a 3-month history of conjunctival redness and decreased vision in the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fissured Tongue

    Fissured tongue , Tongue, Fissured [Disease/Finding] , furrowed tongue , lingua plicata , fissured tongue , fissuring tongue , tongue scrotal , fissure tongue , tongue fissured[fpnotebook.com] Conditions Associated With Fissured Tongue About 2% to 5% of the U.S. population has a fissured tongue. A fissured tongue may affect men slightly more often than women.[webmd.com] QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT GEOGRAPHIC TONGUE Q: What causes fissured tongue? A: The cause of fissured tongue is not known.[aaom.com]

  • Down Syndrome

    […] eye lids (palpebral fissures) Unusually shaped or small ears Poor muscle tone Broad, short hands with a single crease in the palm Relatively short fingers and small hands[mayoclinic.org] Brushfield spots Small nose and small mouth Protruding tongue Low-set, small, and dysplastic ears Short neck and generous nuchal skin General physical features in patients[emedicine.medscape.com] Though not all people with Down syndrome have the same features, some of the more common features include: Flattened face Small head Short neck Protruding tongue Upward slanting[mayoclinic.org]

  • Multiple Hamartoma Syndrome

    tongue.[jhrr.org] tongue. [10] The International Cowden Consortium proposed a set of operational diagnostic criteria for the diagnosis of CS. [11] Our case fulfilled the pathognomonic criteria[jhrr.org] […] inability of the patient to maintain oral hygiene due to presence of enlarged nodules on the alveolar ridge and also due to patient's mental status), high-arched palate, and fissured[jhrr.org]

  • Dursun Syndrome

    Its coexistence with of facial nerve palsy or fissured tongue could be characterized as an oligosymptomatic MRS.[wjgnet.com] Patients with facial palsy and fissured tongue, without orofacial edema, should not be considered having MRS[ 12 , 43 ].[wjgnet.com] The coexistence of orofacial edema with facial nerve palsy or fissured tongue could be characterized as an oligosymptomatic MRS.[wjgnet.com]

  • X-Linked Keratosis Follicularis Spinulosa Decalvans

    A fissured tongue with atrophic filiform papillae also was present (C). Figure 2.[mdedge.com] Dental examination also revealed dental anomalies and a fissured tongue, which are not known to be related to FSD.[mdedge.com] He had a fissured tongue with atrophic filiform papillae (Figure 1C). Figure 1. Characteristic lesions of folliculitis spinulosa decalvans on the scalp (A).[mdedge.com]

  • Hereditary Gingival Fibromatosis

    Ankyloglossia Black hairy tongue Caviar tongue Crenated tongue Cunnilingus tongue Fissured tongue Foliate papillitis Glossitis Geographic tongue Median rhomboid glossitis[en.wikipedia.org] Lips Cheilitis Actinic Angular Plasma cell Cleft lip Congenital lip pit Eclabium Herpes labialis Macrocheilia Microcheilia Nasolabial cyst Sun poisoning Trumpeter's wart Tongue[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Benign Migratory Glossitis

    This article presents a case of symptomatic geographic tongue with fissured tongue with a history of asthma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Benign migratory glossitis with fissured tongue.[jisppd.com] There was a higher level of anxiety, DMFT score and a prevalence of fissured tongue in BMG group.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Psoriatic Arthritis

    tongue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome is a rare granulomatous neuro-mucocutaneous systemic disease that is characterized by relapsing peripheral facial paralysis, orofacial edema and fissured[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Poor Oral Hygiene

    You might also see ridges if you have a fissured tongue. What’s that? It’s a long crack down the middle of the tongue, and it’s just something you’re born with.[paloverdeperio.com] A geographic tongue is marked by discolorations or by fissures that give it a map-like appearance.[cbsnews.com] “You can also have radiating fissures going perpendicular to the long axis,” says Flohr.[paloverdeperio.com]

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