A 21-year-old member asked:
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?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam answered
37 years experience Internal Medicine
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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