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File:Scorbutic tongue.jpg


English: This patient presented with a “scorbutic tongue” due to what proved to be a vitamin C deficiency. The condition referred to as “scorbutic tongue”, i.e., related to scurvy, involves inflammation of the tongue, or glossitis, which includes areas of erythema and petechial submucosal hemorrhages.
Date 1970
Source Public Health Image Library, ID#:6239
Author CDC
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