Enlarged tongue

enlarged tongue

Enlarged tongue

An enlarged tongue can be a natural process or a sign of something. This post is simply here to provide a differential diagnosis for those with enlarged tongues.

Enlarged tongue differential diagnosis

Most will be simply enlarged because the patient has been living without posterior teeth and the tongue has grown to fill in the area. Other possibilities include

Classification of enlarged tongue
Classification of macroglossia (enlarged tongue)

Macroglossia or enlarged tongue research

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