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What causes tongue scallop?

Updated: 4/28/2022
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A scalloped tongue can be caused by a B12 deficiency, or by TMJ or thyroid disorder. According to The Association of Tongue Scalloping With Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Related Sleep Pathology, scalloping is 70% indicative of sleep apnea.

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