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Lingua Plicata

definition

st common developmental anomaly of the tongue characterized by irregular or symmetric furrowing. Intersecting fissures result in a grossly pebbled or cushioned appearance of the surface of the tongue. Speech or mastication is not affected. Lingua plicata is also one of the features of Melkersson - Rosenthal syndrome.

synonyms

Lingua Plicata, Plicated Tongue, Lingua Scrotalis, Furrowed Tongue

UMLS

Fissure of tongue, Fissure, tongue, Fissured Tongue, Fissured Tongues, Fissured, tongue, Furrowed tongue, Furrowed Tongues, Lingua plicata, Lingua, plicata, Plicated tongue, Scrotal tongue, TONGUE FISSURE, Tongue, Fissured, Tongue, Furrowed, Tongues, Fissured, Tongues, Furrowed