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Multiple Red Plaques with Severe Burning and Soreness on the Tongue


Hardeep Chehal, BDS; Indraneel Bhattacharyya, DDS, MSD; Donald M Cohen, DMD, MS, MBA


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

A 68-year-old African-American female presented with very painful lesions of the dorsum and ventral surfaces of the tongue she had endured for at least six months.

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

Case Author(s)

Dr. Chehal is the Senior Resident in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Diagnostic Sciences at the University of Florida College of Dentistry in Gainesville, FL, USA.

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