ID#: 18071
This image depicts a close view of a child’s tongue, revealing a pathologic morphology known as papillary hypertrophy, which in this case, had been caused by a Vitamin A deficiency. The hypertrophic changes are seen as small bumps, scattered atop the tongue’s papillary surface.
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Content Provider(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1970
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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