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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.[] 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.[] Geographic tongue will disappear and reappear in different places on the tongue. The pattern may change very rapidly.[]

  • Lingual Papillitis

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

  • Glossitis

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

  • 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[] A healthy tongue is pink and covered with papillae, small nodules that are on the surface of the tongue and have a rough texture.[] tongue typically results when projections on the tongue called papillae grow longer because they don't shed dead skin cells like normal.[]

  • 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[] Arunram - • 08 Jul 2016 Verified response Atrophic glossitis or bald tongue from atrophy of filiform papillae symptoms Tongue dryness, Burning sensation or Paresthesias of[] Abstract Atrophy of the filiform papillae of the tongue is a sign of malnutrition.[]

  • 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.[] A swollen, "smooth" tongue with fewer papillae "bumps" containing taste buds.[] Patients also complain of burning and soreness, particularly on the back of the tongue.[]

  • 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.[] Synonym: fissured tongue smoker's tongue Leukoplakia. smooth tongue A tongue with atrophic papillae.[] Tongue fissuring with normal-appearing filiform papillae was not familial and was not associated with geographic tongue.[]

  • 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.[] Characteristic lemon-yellow pallor with raw beef tongue lacking filiform papillae. Photo from Forbes and Jackson with permission.[] […] 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[]

  • Iron Deficiency

    papillae (smooth, shiny tongue) Pruritus (itch) and dry skin may occur.[] , with atrophy of the lingual papillae Fissures at the corners of the mouth (angular stomatitis) Splenomegaly (in severe, persistent, untreated cases) Pseudotumor cerebri[] 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[]

  • 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.[] This lesion lies just anterior to the circumvallate papillae of the tongue.[] […] atrophy and burning pain (a lack of filiform papillae of the dorsal tongue) secondary to a Candida infection.[]

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