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Median Rhomboid Glossitis

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Median Rhomboid Glossitis

  • Etiology
  1. Erythematous Candidiasis (see Thrush)
  • Symptoms
  1. Typically asymptomatic
  2. Burning or itching is possible
  • Signs
  1. Denuded, red smooth, shiny, sharply circumscribed symmetric Plaque
  2. Appears on posterior midline dorsal Tongue
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Management
  1. Treat with oral Antifungals for candida
    1. See Thrush