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Black hairy tongue

Black hairy tongue

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29.2 x 43.7 cm ⏐ 11.5 x 17.2 in (300dpi)

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Caption

Black tongue, also known as black hairy tongue, a condition where the filiform papillae, the threadlike projections covering the surface of the tongue, become enlarged & covered with the growth of the bacteria Cryptococcus linguae. A pigment is also released. The condition is curable with the use of nicotinic acid.

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