Difference between revisions of "Black hairy tongue"

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*Benign reactive process
 
*Benign reactive process
 
*Hyperplasia and increased pigmentation of filiform papille
 
*Hyperplasia and increased pigmentation of filiform papille
*Smoking, GERD, Abx, poor hygiene predispose
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===Inciting Causes===
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*Smoking
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*[[GERD]]
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*[[Antibiotics]]
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*Poor hygiene
  
 
==Clinical Features==
 
==Clinical Features==
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[[File:Black hairy tongue.jpg|thumb|Black hairy tongue]]
  
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
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{{Template:Tongue DDX}}
  
==Workup==
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==Evaluation==
  
 
==Management==
 
==Management==
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
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*[[Tongue Diagnoses]]
  
==Sources==
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==References==
 
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[[Category:ENT]]
 
[[Category:ENT]]

Latest revision as of 02:54, 3 August 2016

Background

  • Benign reactive process
  • Hyperplasia and increased pigmentation of filiform papille

Inciting Causes

Clinical Features

Black hairy tongue

Differential Diagnosis

Tongue diagnoses

Evaluation

Management

  • Treat with improved oral hygiene, gentle brushing, and a reducing pigment intake

Disposition

See Also

References