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Benign Migratory Glossitis (Geographic Tongue)

An idiopathic disorder characterized by the loss of filiform papillae leaving reddened areas of circinate macules bound by a white band. The lesions heal, then others erupt.
Also Known As:
Geographic Tongue; Glossitis, Benign Migratory; Migratory Glossitis, Benign; Glossitis Areata Exfoliativa; Tongue, Geographic
Networked: 44 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 5 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Leukoplakia
2. Psoriasis (Pustulosis Palmaris et Plantaris)
3. Inflammation
4. Fissured Tongue
5. Stomatitis

Experts

1. Gonzaga, H F S: 2 articles (05/2015 - 02/2013)
2. Picciani, B L S: 1 article (05/2015)
3. Dias, E P: 1 article (05/2015)
4. Sampaio, A L B: 1 article (05/2015)
5. Santos, V C B: 1 article (05/2015)
6. Porto, L C: 1 article (05/2015)
7. Oliveira, J C: 1 article (05/2015)
8. Carneiro, S: 1 article (05/2015)
9. Santos, B M: 1 article (05/2015)
10. Sukkho, Treetip: 1 article (01/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Benign Migratory Glossitis:
1. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin)FDA LinkGeneric
3. bevacizumabFDA Link
4. AntigensIBA
5. Tacrolimus (Prograf)FDA LinkGeneric
6. MouthwashesIBA
7. HLA-Cw6IBA
8. keratohyalinIBA
9. Melanins (Melanin)IBA
10. Erythema migransIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Oral Medicine
2. Oral Pathology
3. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine)