Lengua negra peluda

La lengua negra peluda se presenta cuando las papilas (prolongaciones dactiliformes de la superficie de la lengua) no se caen como lo hacen normalmente. A medida que incrementa la longitud de la papila, se acumulan detritos y crecen bacterias, produciendo la apariencia oscura y "peluda".Lengua negra peluda

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Last reviewed 3/22/2013 by Ashutosh Kacker, MD, BS, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Weill Cornell Medical College, and Associate Attending Otolaryngologist, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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