Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : June | Volume : 11 | Issue : 6 | Page : ZD07 - ZD09

A Wide Spread Red Lesion on the Surface of the Tongue-A Case Report and Review of Differential Diagnosis ZD07-ZD09

Yenduluri Durga Bai, Sathasivasubramanian Sankarapandian, R Aditi

Correspondence
Dr. R Aditi,
#201;10-4-35, Vindhyachal Apartments, Masabtank Hyderabad-500028, Telangana, India.
E-mail: aditiramesh2804@gmail.com

The tongue is considered to be the strongest muscular organ in the body and a very important structure in the oral cavity. It is involved in various critical functions such as taste, speech, chewing and deglutition. It has been known to be a harbinger of systemic health and disease. Lesions occurring on the tongue vary widely in colour and consistency. Widespread red lesions on the tongue need to be differentiated carefully from each other for a proper diagnosis and treatment and must be followed up for recurrence. The present case report demonstrates a widespread longstanding recurrent red lesion occurring on the surface of the tongue, its diagnosis and management.