MRG (Oral Candidiasis) Masquerading as Geographic Tongue (#262)

MRG (Oral Candidiasis) Masquerading as Geographic Tongue (#262)


Author: Gail Cherry-Peppers
Credit Hours: 2
Topic: 734


Subject Code: 734


Author: Gail Cherry-Peppers, DDS, MS; Crystal McIntosh, DDS, MS; Jezelle Sonnier, DDS; and Ronald S. Brown, DDS, MS


Summary: This article looks at 2 oral mucosal conditions of the tongue, geographic tongue and median rhomboid glossitis, with similar clinical appearances and presenting together. The differential diagnosis and treatment plan are discussed in detail.


Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the individual will (1) see the presentation similarity of geographic tongue and media rhomboid glossitis, (2) learn the steps taken to differentiate between these presentations, and (3) be able to treat the issue once the diagnosis is made.


Test #: 262


Expiration Date: May 1, 2025