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White Plaque of the Lateral Tongue


Parish P. Sedghizadeh, DDS; Carl M Allen, DMD, MSD


The following Case Challenge is provided in conjunction with the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

A healthy 48-year old white woman presented with a chief complaint of an ‘irritated’ sensation involving her tongue. The problem seemed to be limited to her left lateral tongue and had been noticed for at least six months by the patient. She also indicated the condition varied in severity.

After you have finished reviewing the available diagnostic information, make the diagnosis.

Case Author(s)

Dr. Sedghizadeh is an Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Resident in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology in the College of Dentistry at Ohio State University in Columbus, OH.

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