Hairy Tongue

A. Hairy tongue. B. Brown hairy tongue.

To read about hairy tongue in context, click here: 

Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine, 8e: Chapter 76. Biology and Pathology of the Oral Cavity 

Additional readings about hairy tongue:

The Atlas of Emergency Medicine, 4e: Chapter 6. Oral Conditions

The Color Atlas of Family Medicine, 2e: Chapter 37. Black Hairy Tongue

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Melanie Allison, DNP, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC

Executive Editorial Specialist, McGraw-Hill Education

Melanie Allison is the Executive Editorial Specialist with McGraw-Hill Education. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree and Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education from The Johns Hopkins University. She earned her Master’s of Science in Nursing degree (MSN), specializing as an acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP), from Vanderbilt University. Melanie has more than 20 years of experience as a registered nurse and nurse practitioner in adult cardiology. She is a part-time faculty member at a top school of nursing, where she has taught for more than 15 years.

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