An unusual affliction of the tongue

The New York state dental journal 04/2014; 80(3):35-8.
Source: PubMed


A dramatic presentation of a large ulcer on the dorsal tongue of a recently hospitalized patient is presented. The lesion was found to be nosocomial in origin, and consistent with traumatic ulcerative granuloma with stromal eosinophilia (TUGSE). A review of the current pathogenic mechanisms, differential diagnosis and management of TUGSE is included.

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