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Question A 72 y/o with white patches on her tongue

A 72-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with white patches on the right side of her tongue (figure below) and slight palsy on the right side of her face, reporting that the symptoms had developed 4 days earlier. She also reported dizziness, otalgia, nausea, and vomiting. She had no history of diabetes mellitus or immunosuppressive illnesses. Examination of the tongue revealed multiple vesicles and pustules on the right side of the tongue and soft palate. What is the diagnosis?

A) Aphthous stomatitis
B) Foliate papillae
C) Fordyce granules
D) Herpes zoster
E) Syphilis
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D) Herpes zoster
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Herpes Zoster
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yup it looks like herpes zoster
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yes sure it is herpes zoster
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D > herpes zoster due to vesicles and its distribution in one half of face and tongue
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