Fissured Tongue: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments
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What causes fissured tongue? 2 possible conditions

Fissured tongue is a benign condition affecting the top surface of the tongue. A normal tongue is relatively flat across the length of the organ. A fissured tongue is marked by a deep groove or fissure in the middle. You may have one or more fissures of... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Down Syndrome

Down syndrome (sometimes spelled "Down's syndrome") is a genetic abnormality. It is the most common single cause of birth defects in the United States.

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2

Tongue inflammation

Tongue inflammation

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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