Lengua negra peluda

La lengua negra peluda se produce cuando las papilas (prominencias en forma de dedo ubicadas en la superficie de la lengua) no se desprenden como normalmente lo hacen y en consecuencia, a medida que la longitud de la papila aumenta, se acumulan los desechos y las bacterias, dando una apariencia lanuda y de color oscuro. Esta condición puede estar relacionada con el uso de antibióticos.

Lengua negra peluda
Review Date: 2009-03-03 Reviewed By: James L. Demetroulakos, MD, FACS, Department of Otolaryngology, North Shore Medical Center, Salem, MA. Clinical Instructor in Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. Keywords: ,cuando, forma, condición, produce, color, apariencia, estar, superficie, bacterias, uso, normalmente, medida, consecuencia, dedo, aumenta, ubicadas, antibióticos, hacen, desechos, longitud, oscuro, acumulan, relacionada, prominencias, papilas, desprenden, papila, dando, lanuda, negra, lengua, peluda
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