In this blog Rebecca Manson takes a look at a review assessing the global prevalence of geographic tongue. 14 studies were included suggesting a prevalence of 3% (95%CI 0.4% to 5.5%)[read the full story...]
Geographic tongue and psoriasis
This review assessing the prevalence of geographic tongue in psoriatic and non-psoriatic patients includded 11 cas-controlled studies. Meta-analysis showed that the odds of having geographic tongue in patients with psoriasis was higher OR = 3.53 (95%CI; 2.56-4.86).[read the full story...]
Oral mucosal disorders during pregnancy – How common are they?
This review of the prevalence of oral mucosal lesions during pregnancy included 15 observational studies from 9 countries. Gingival hyperplasia was most commonly report however the quality of the available evidence was assessed as very low.[read the full story...]
Geographic tongue: little evidence for the management of symptomatic cases
This review of treatments for the management of symptomatic benign migratory glossitis (BMG) only included 11 small low quality studies providing little evidence for the management of symptomatic BMG.[read the full story...]