Journal of International Oral Health

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 323--328

Glossitis mimicking median rhomboid glossitis induced by throat lozenges and refreshment candies


Meircurius Dwi Condro Surboyo, Diah Savitri Ernawati, Adiastuti Endah Parmadiati 
 Department of Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia

Correspondence Address:
Prof. Diah Savitri Ernawati
Department of Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Universitas Airlangga, Jl. Mayjend Prof. Dr. Moestopo 48, Surabaya 60132.
Indonesia

Acute sore throat is a condition of inflammation, characterized by pain, swelling, and burning sensation, which result from inflammation of the upper respiratory tract. Throat lozenges and refreshment candy containing the antiseptics and local anesthetics are commonly used to relieve the symptoms of sore throat. Side effects of using throat lozenges and refreshment candy have not been reported. This case report presents the case of glossitis mimicking median rhomboid glossitis induced by throat lozenges and refreshment candy, which is used to relieve the symptoms of sore throat. Management includes anamnesis, clinical examination, and instructions for stopping throat lozenges and refreshment candy consumption.


How to cite this article:
Surboyo MD, Ernawati DS, Parmadiati AE. Glossitis mimicking median rhomboid glossitis induced by throat lozenges and refreshment candies.J Int Oral Health 2019;11:323-328


How to cite this URL:
Surboyo MD, Ernawati DS, Parmadiati AE. Glossitis mimicking median rhomboid glossitis induced by throat lozenges and refreshment candies. J Int Oral Health [serial online] 2019 [cited 2021 Dec 6 ];11:323-328
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