• 1 Hashim B. Yaacob. BDS. MSc, C. Immun. MAAOP, MIHE. Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya Kuala Lumpur 22-11, Malaysia
Med J Malaysia, 1981 Dec;36(4):246-9.
PMID: 7334963


child and two elderly females with benign migratory glossitis (BMG) are presented. The aetiology is unknown, but emotional stress, mechanical and chemical trauma are important in the production of pain in an initially asymptomatic BMG. Treatment consists of reassurance, avoidance of hot, spicy and highly-seasoned foods. Any underlying reactive depression must be treated.

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