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Benign Migratory Glossitis (Geographic Tongue) Summary

Description: 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) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Benign Migratory Glossitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid) : 2 outcomes in 2 results : FDA 27 Generic
  2. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 20 Generic
  3. bevacizumab : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 2
  4. Antigens : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  5. Tacrolimus (Prograf) : 1 study in 2 results : FDA 7 Generic
  6. Mouthwashes : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  7. HLA-Cw6 : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  8. keratohyalin : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  9. Melanins (Melanin) : 3 results : IBA
  10. Erythema migrans : 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Benign Migratory Glossitis

  1. Leukoplakia
  2. Psoriasis (Pustulosis Palmaris et Plantaris)
  3. Inflammation
  4. Fissured Tongue
  5. Stomatitis
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Key Therapies for Benign Migratory Glossitis

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  1. Oral Medicine : 1 study in 3 results
  2. Oral Pathology : 2 results
  3. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine) : 1 result

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