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Image Number 1780 (Hairy tongue)

 
Morphology:
Hyperpigmentation

Diagnosis: Hairy tongue

Site: Tongue

Sex: M

Age: 45

Type:

Description: Thickened hyperpigmented tongue.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

A middle-aged heavy smoker man presented with a brown-yellow hyperpigmented patch on the dorsal surface of the tongue of three years duration.  The dorsum of the tongue was thickened and studded with  short hairy projections.

 



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