Painful tongue lesions associated with a food allergy

Flaitz, Catherine M.; Chavarria, Carmen
November 2001
Pediatric Dentistry;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p506
Academic Journal
Case Study
Transient lingual papillitis is an inflammatory disease of the tongue that can be very symptomatic in children. This case report describes the clinical features of transient lingual papillitis in a 7-year-old boy that was associated with a food allergy. The potential causes of this condition are reviewed and a differential diagnosis is provided.


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