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Int Med Case Rep J


Tongue Abscess: A Case Report.


Mesfin T, Debele G, Seyoum K, Dadi S, Tsegaye M, Gomora D, Kene C, Tolosa G
Int Med Case Rep J. 2022; 15:769-772.
PMID: 36605725.


Abscess of the tongue is a very rare disease that potentially compromises the airway. Acute tongue abscess symptoms include swelling or a lump in the deep tissues of the tongue, throbbing local pain, a discomfort that radiates to the ears, fever, difficulty swallowing, deliberate fixation of the tongue due to pain, and eventually, difficulties breathing.