ID#: 21238
This photograph of a patient’s tongue revealed a smooth, shiny surface, indicating atrophy of the tongue’s papillae, which had been a result of an iron deficiency anemia. These atrophic changes were reversed, when the patient’s iron deficiency was corrected.
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Content Provider(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1969
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