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Hairy Tongue

A benign condition of the tongue characterized by hypertrophy of the filiform papillae that give the dorsum of the tongue a furry appearance. The color of the elongated papillae varies from yellowish white to brown or black, depending upon staining by substances such as tobacco, food, or drugs. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Also Known As:
Tongue, Hairy; Hairy Tongues; Tongues, Hairy
Networked: 14 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Candidiasis (Moniliasis)
2. Aphthous Stomatitis (Aphthous Ulcer)
3. Hypertrophy
4. Periodontitis
5. Mouth Neoplasms (Oral Cancer)

Experts

1. Tschapka, Marco: 1 article (09/2015)
2. Gonzalez-Terrazas, Tania P: 1 article (09/2015)
3. Knörnschild, Mirjam: 1 article (09/2015)
4. Azizi, Taghi: 1 article (04/2015)
5. Moghadam, Mohammad-Reza-Sadeghi: 1 article (04/2015)
6. Amin, Golshah: 1 article (04/2015)
7. Parvin, Shahram: 1 article (04/2015)
8. Panahi, Yunes: 1 article (04/2015)
9. Sahebkar, Amirhossein: 1 article (04/2015)
10. Gonsalves, Wanda C: 1 article (02/2007)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Hairy Tongue:
1. NicotineFDA Link
2. SmokeIBA
3. PodophyllinIBA
4. Black hairy tongueIBA
5. Plant NectarIBA
6. PhenothiazinesIBA
7. Melanins (Melanin)IBA
8. Chlortetracycline (Aureomycin)FDA Link
9. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
10. Erythema migransIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Oral Hygiene (Dental Hygiene)