TITLE

Painful tongue lesions associated with a food allergy

AUTHOR(S)
Flaitz, Catherine M.; Chavarria, Carmen
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Pediatric Dentistry;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p506
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Transient lingual papillitis is an inflammatory disease of the tongue that can be very symptomatic in children. This case report describes the clinical features of transient lingual papillitis in a 7-year-old boy that was associated with a food allergy. The potential causes of this condition are reviewed and a differential diagnosis is provided.
ACCESSION #
49812274

 

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