Hairy Tongue Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Feb 20, 2020
  • Author: Marc Zachary Handler, MD; Chief Editor: Jeff Burgess, DDS, MSD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Consider whether the patient has a physiologic pigmentation, a local tumor, an external cause (eg, medication), or is manifesting a systemic disease. [23, 24]

Differential Diagnoses