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Fissured tongue

  Fissured tongue, also known as scrotal tongue, is a benign condition characterized by deep grooves (fissures) in the dorsum of the tongue. This condition is harmless and no medical intervention is required.

Fissured tongue is seen in Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome, in most patients with Down syndrome, and in association with geographic tongue.

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