Hairy Tongue

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Hairy Tongue

Hairy tongue is a condition in which the the central top portion of the tongue presents with an abnormal coloring.  Although the abnormal coating is typically black in color, brown, yellow, and green discoloration has been described.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hairy Tongue" returned 16 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Black Hairy Tongue.
 

Author(s): Yasir Hamad, David K Warren

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2018 Sep;379(10):e16.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Black hairy tongue cured concurrently with respiratory infection.
 

Author(s): Fátima Tous-Romero, Sara Burillo-Martínez, Marta Prieto-Barrios, Lidia Maroñas-Jiménez

Journal: Cleve Clin J Med. 2017 Jun;84(6):434-435.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Black hairy tongue.
 

Author(s): Kenta Watanabe

Journal: Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp. ;68(6):374.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Hairy Tongue" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Black hairy tongue syndrome.
 

Author(s): Grigoriy E Gurvits, Amy Tan

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2014 Aug;20(31):10845-50.

 

Black hairy tongue (BHT) is a benign medical condition characterized by elongated filiform lingual papillae with typical carpet-like appearance of the dorsum of the tongue. Its prevalence varies geographically, typically ranging from 0.6% to 11.3%. Known predisposing factors include ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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