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271 Possible Causes for No Papillae on Tongue

  • Benign Migratory Glossitis

    These quick changes occur when you lose some of the tiny, finger-like bumps, called papillae, on your tongue.[sabkadentist.com] The change in pattern on the surface of the tongue occurs when there is a loss of the tiny, finger-like projections, called papillae, on the tongue.[nlm.nih.gov] Geographic tongue will disappear and reappear in different places on the tongue. The pattern may change very rapidly.[sabkadentist.com]

  • Lingual Papillitis

    ELP is an acute self-limiting condition, probably of viral origin, involving the fungiform papillae of tongue of children.[indianpediatrics.net] It is a painful condition caused due to inflammation of fungiform papillae on tongue. Fungiform papillae are type of taste buds on tongue.[tandurust.com] Transient Lingual Papillitis Papillitis Tongue Fungiform papillae are mush room shaped, responsible for sweat and sour taste of tongue.[wikinow.co]

  • Glossitis

    Strawberry tongue In this type, there is hyperplasia of the fungiform papillae resulting in a swollen, beefy tongue.[symptoma.com] papillae 529.1 Geographic tongue 529.2 Median r...[5minuteconsult.com] In this condition, there is total atrophy of the lingual papillae resulting in a smooth, glossy tongue.[symptoma.com]

  • Tongue Disease

    K14.3 Hypertrophy of tongue papillae K14.4 Atrophy of tongue papillae K14.5 Plicated tongue K14.8 Other diseases of tongue K14.9 Disease of tongue, unspecified K20 Esophagitis[icd10data.com] A healthy tongue is pink and covered with papillae, small nodules that are on the surface of the tongue and have a rough texture.[onlymyhealth.com] tongue typically results when projections on the tongue called papillae grow longer because they don't shed dead skin cells like normal.[drugs.com]

  • Atrophic Glossitis

    ), bald tongue, hunter's glossitis, smooth tongue, atrophy of the tongue papillae, tongue atrophy papillae, atrophy of the tongue papillae (diagnosis), Tongue papillary atrophy[fpnotebook.com] Arunram - • 08 Jul 2016 Verified response Atrophic glossitis or bald tongue from atrophy of filiform papillae symptoms Tongue dryness, Burning sensation or Paresthesias of[dailyrounds.org] Abstract Atrophy of the filiform papillae of the tongue is a sign of malnutrition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Your tongue is smooth and red. About half of people with a severe B12 deficiency lose the papillae—those little bumps—on their tongues, especially around the edges.[prevention.com] A swollen, "smooth" tongue with fewer papillae "bumps" containing taste buds.[articles.mercola.com] Patients also complain of burning and soreness, particularly on the back of the tongue.[prevention.com]

  • Fissured Tongue

    A normal tongue is covered with tiny, pinkish-white bumps called papillae. People with geographic tongue are missing papillae in different areas of the tongue.[healthline.com] Synonym: fissured tongue smoker's tongue Leukoplakia. smooth tongue A tongue with atrophic papillae.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Tongue fissuring with normal-appearing filiform papillae was not familial and was not associated with geographic tongue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anemia

    The tongue looses its original color resulting in a dark-red tongue. This form also leads to a loss of a large number of papillae.[colgate.com] Characteristic lemon-yellow pallor with raw beef tongue lacking filiform papillae. Photo from Forbes and Jackson with permission.[emedicine.com] […] with loss of papillae that is more pronounced along edges Abnormal vitamin B-12 metabolism occurs in infants born to vitamin B-12–deficient mothers or those with hereditary[web.archive.org]

  • Iron Deficiency

    papillae (smooth, shiny tongue) Pruritus (itch) and dry skin may occur.[dermnetnz.org] , with atrophy of the lingual papillae Fissures at the corners of the mouth (angular stomatitis) Splenomegaly (in severe, persistent, untreated cases) Pseudotumor cerebri[emedicine.com] papillae , skin, nails and hair In those who do not respond to treatment, alternative diagnoses need to be considered, for example B12 or folate deficiencies, myelodysplastic[dermnetnz.org]

  • Oral Candidiasis

    Diminution of the dorsal filiform papillae of the tongue. Figure 8. Minor reduction of the dorsal filiform papillae of the tongue is noted. Figure 9.[dentistrytoday.com] This lesion lies just anterior to the circumvallate papillae of the tongue.[drtbalu.com] […] atrophy and burning pain (a lack of filiform papillae of the dorsal tongue) secondary to a Candida infection.[dentistrytoday.com]

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