II. Etiology

  1. Erythematous Candidiasis (see Thrush)

III. Symptoms

  1. Typically asymptomatic
  2. Burning or itching is possible

IV. Signs

  1. Denuded, red smooth, shiny, sharply circumscribed symmetric Plaque
  2. Appears on posterior midline dorsal Tongue

V. Differential Diagnosis

VI. Management

  1. Treat with oral Antifungals for candida
    1. See Thrush

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Ontology: Persistent tuberculum impar (C0155963)

Concepts Congenital Abnormality (T019)
ICD9 529.2
ICD10 K14.2
SnomedCT 7522008
Dutch glossitis rhomboidea mediana, Glossitis rhombica mediana
French Glossite rhomboïde médiane
German Glossitis mediana rhombica, Glossitis rhombica mediana
Italian Glossite mediana romboide
Portuguese Glossite rombóide mediana
Spanish Glositis romboidea mediana, glositis romboide mediana, glositis romboidea mediana, tubérculo impar persistente (trastorno), tubérculo impar persistente
Japanese 正中菱形舌炎, セイチュウリョウケイゼツエン
English median rhomboid glossitis, median rhomboid glossitis (diagnosis), Med rhomboid glossitis, Median rhomboid glossitis, Glossitis rhomboidea mediana, Persistent tuberculum impar, Superficial midline glossitis, Persistent tuberculum impar (disorder)
Czech Glossitis rhombica mediana
Korean 정중능형설염
Hungarian Median rhomboid glossitis