Geographic Tongue - Clinical features, Histopathology and Treatment

Geographic tongue is an inflammatory but harmless condition affecting the surface of your tongue.

The tongue is normally covered with tiny, pinkish-white bumps (papillae), which are actually short, fine, hairlike projections. 

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With geographic tongue, patches on the surface of the tongue are missing papillae and appear as smooth, red "islands," often with slightly raised borders. 


 
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