Hairy tongue in photos, etiology, clinical features

Symptoms and syndromes in photos

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Predisposing factors to hairy tongue:

  • poor oral hygiene
  • oxidizing mouthwashes
  • antibiotics
  • excessive smoking
  • radiation therapy
  • emotional stress
  • bacterial and Candida species infections

Patogenesis:

accumulation of keratin on the filiform papillae of the tongue

Hairy tongue

Photo 1. Hairy tongue.

The view of hairy tongue

Photo 2. The view of hairy tongue — asymptomatic elongation of the filiformpapillae of the dorsum of the tongue.

Hairy tongue — the color may range from whitish to brown or black

Photo 3. Hairy tongue — the color may range from whitish to brown or black.


» Cheilitis
» Cobblestone appearance of oral mucosa
» White lesions of the oral mucosa
» Gingival hyperplasia
» Gingivitis
» Leukoplakia
» Lip lesions, pigmented
» Lips, swollen
» Oral mucosa, blue pigmentation
» Oral mucosa, cysts
» Oral mucosa, hyperpigmentation
» Oral mucosa, papules and nodules
» Oral mucosa, ulceration
» Teeth, abnormalities
» Tongue, englarged (macroglossia)
» Tongue, hyperpigmentation
» Tongue, multilobulated
» Tongue nodule
» Tongue, red
» Tongue, scrotal
» Tongue, ulcers
» Oral candidiasis
» Hairy tongue
» Geographic tongue


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