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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 78-81

Map on tongue: An enigmatic oral lesion - rare case report of 2 pediatric patients


1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Jaipur Dental College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Prosthodontics, Jaipur Dental College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Swati Phore
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Jaipur Dental College, Jaipur, Rajasthan
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2348-2915.161207

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It is truly said that the tongue is a mirror of the body. Very often, the manifestations of diseases or systemic conditions of body are reflected on the tongue. There are a variety of different lesions present on the tongue out of which geographic tongue (GT) is the second most common, but its frequency of occurrence in the pediatric population is very rare. This condition is most commonly asymptomatic and is usually discovered on routine clinical examination. This case report describes symptomatic GT, an uncommon occurrence reported in the pediatric literature.


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