Transient lingual papillitis – case report <br><b>[Abstract in English]</b>

  • Paulo Ricardo Martins Souza PUCRS
  • Rodrigo Pereira Duquia
  • Fernanda Mendes Götze
  • Ana Letícia Boff
  • Manoela Beatriz Martins
Keywords: Tongue Diseases, Case Reports

Abstract

AIMS: To describe a case of transient lingual papillitis in order to familiarize health professionals with this condition. CASE DESCRIPTION: A man of 34 years of age had since childhood bouts of painful papular lesions on the tongue. The anatomopathological examination of one lesion showed chronic papillitis. CONCLUSIONS: Transient lingual papillitis is a painful inflammatory disease of the fungiform papillae, which has its onset in childhood, progresses in spurts, and may be accompanied by pain or discomfort. Although it is common, is an understudied condition.

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Author Biographies

Paulo Ricardo Martins Souza, PUCRS
Mestre e Dermatologista do Servico de Dermatologia do Hospital São Lucas da PUC – Porto Alegre (RS), Brasil.
Rodrigo Pereira Duquia
Mestre e Dermatologista do Servico de Dermatologia do Hospital São Lucas da PUC – Porto Alegre (RS), Brasil.
Fernanda Mendes Götze
Médica – Pós-graduanda do curso de especialização em Dermatologia da Pontifícia Universidade Católica Do Rio Grande Do Sul (PUCRS) - Servico de Dermatologia do Hospital São Lucas da PUC – Porto Alegre (RS), Brasil.
Ana Letícia Boff
Médica patologista, Mestre em patologia pela Univ. Fed. Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre (UFCSPA), Labortório de patologia KCM e Serviço de Dermatologia da Santa Casa de Porto Alegre – Porto Alegre –RS
Manoela Beatriz Martins
Doutoranda do curso de Medicina da Pontifícia Universidade Católica Do Rio Grande Do Sul (PUCRS)
Published
2012-12-21
How to Cite
Souza, P. R. M., Duquia, R. P., Götze, F. M., Boff, A. L., & Martins, M. B. (2012). Transient lingual papillitis – case report <br><b>[Abstract in English]</b>. Scientia Medica, 22(4), 208-210. Retrieved from https://revistaseletronicas.pucrs.br/ojs/index.php/scientiamedica/article/view/10672
Section
Case Reports