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Misdiagnosed Geographic Tongue - a Case Report

Monika Burja Vladić orcid id ; Health center Karlovac, Karlovac, Croatia
Vlaho Brailo orcid id ; University of Zagreb, School of Dental Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia

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str. 110-113

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Aim: This case report presents unnecessary diagnostic procedures performed on a patient with a morphological variation of the tongue called geographic tongue. Case report: In this case, patient presented with discomfort on the left side of the tongue, dry mouth and lesions on the dorsal side of the tongue that lasted 3-4 months. After clinical examination by specialists in otorhinolaryngology and dermatology department, the patient was referred to the Department of Oral Medicine, where he was given a final diagnosis of geographic tongue. Conclusion: Geographic tongue is a benign condition that does not require any special treatment, only follow-ups.

Ključne riječi

Burning Mouth Syndrome; Glossitis, Benign Migratory; Oral Health

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