A 21-year-old member asked:
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there are some small glandular structure all over the mouth and a bigger glandular round structure near the epiglottic area at the end of the tongue. what is the diagnosis?

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Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
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Normal anatomy?: We have normally glandular rounded structures called circumvallate papillae in a v shaped line separating the front 2/3 rds of the tongue and back 1/3 rd . Behind the circumvallate papillae are lingual tonsills -one on either side containing multiple follicles-gland like structures grouped together ,appear in front of epiglottis. If you look for a tongue anatomy diagram you can make out in google
Answered on Mar 7, 2020

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