Docteur! regardez ma langue!
Amina Kissou, Badr Eddine Hassam
The Pan African Medical Journal. 2017;27:75. doi:10.11604/pamj.2017.27.75.11632

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Docteur! regardez ma langue!

Cite this: The Pan African Medical Journal. 2017;27:75. doi:10.11604/pamj.2017.27.75.11632

Received: 12/01/2017 - Accepted: 15/05/2017 - Published: 01/06/2017

Mots clés: Langue, noire, villeuse

© Amina Kissou et al. The Pan African Medical Journal - ISSN 1937-8688. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Available online at: http://www.panafrican-med-journal.com/content/article/27/75/full

Corresponding author: Amina Kissou, Department of Dermatology Ibn Sina Hospital Centre, Rabat, Morocco (aminakissou@hotmail.com)


Docteur! regardez ma langue!

Doctor, please look at my tongue!

Amina Kissou1,&, Badr Eddine Hassam1

 

1Department of Dermatology Ibn Sina Hospital Centre, Rabat, Morocco

 

 

&Auteur correspondant
Amina Kissou, Department of Dermatology Ibn Sina Hospital Centre, Rabat, Morocco

 

 

English abstract

Black villous tongue is a benign condition. It is a change in the color and appearance of the tongue which becomes black, dirty, with elongated filiform papillae. Several factors are involved: smoking, excessive consumption of coffee/tea, poor oral hygiene, trigeminal neuralgia and some drugs. We here report a new case of back villous tongue.


Key words: Tongue, black, villous



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La langue noire villeuse est une condition bénigne. C'est une modification de la couleur de l'aspect de la langue qui devient noire, sale, avec des papilles filiformes allongées. Plusieurs facteurs sont impliqués: tabagisme, consommation excessive de café / thé, mauvaise hygiène bucco-dentaire, névralgie du trijumeau et certains médicaments. Nous rapportons un nouveau cas.

Figure 1: langue noire villeuse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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