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We have presented the case of an 81-year-old man who, because of poor perfusion of the distal circulation, developed ischemic necrosis of the tongue. Although this is not uncommon in other parts of the distal circulation, such as the toes, it is an exceedingly uncommon finding in the tongue.
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