What’s that Condition Called? It’s on the Tip of My Tongue

Geographic_tongue_cropped-e1376506859764About 3-5 percent of people have a harmless condition known as “geographic tongue.” It is caused by uneven distribution of papillae (short, fine, hair-like projections) over the surface of the tongue which often resemble islands on a map.


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