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Möller's glossitis (William Hunter)

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Superficial excorcitation of the tongue, principally of its tip and edges.

Description

A condition similar to Hunter's glossitis, but not associated with pernicious anaemai. It is marked by superficial excorcitation of the tongue, with beefy red lesions.

Writers seem to disagree as to whether Möller's glossitis and Hunter's glossitis are the same entity, commonly referred to as Möller-Hunter glossitis.

Bibliography

  • J. O. L. Möller:
    Klinische Bemerkungen über einige weniger bekannte Krankheiten der Zunge.
    Deutsche Klinik, Berlin, 1851, 3: 273-275.

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