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Geographic tongue


Other Names for this Disease
  • Benign migratory glossitis
  • Ectopic geographic tongue
  • Erythema migrans
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  • How long does geographic tongue typically last?  Does it usually persist for the rest of a person's life or will it eventually resolve? Click here for answer

  • I believe that I may have geographic tongue.  Is there treatment for the condition?  At what age do symptoms of the condition typically start?  I have a family history of psoriasis.  Is geographic tongue related to psoriasis?  Are the two conditions genetic?  Is genetic counseling appropriate for geographic tongue and psoriasis?  Click here for answer