By Gary M. White, MD

scrotal tongue

Scrotal tongue, AKA fissured tongue or lingua plicata, is a tongue with a fissure running longitudinally.


A fissure runs longitudinally along the tongue. The tongue is often larger than normal.

Differential Diagnosis

For a list of tongue conditions with a fissure, see here.


No treatment is needed nor available for this benign condition.


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