TITLE

Oral focal mucinosis

AUTHOR(S)
de Lima, Antônio Adilson Soares; Machado, Maria Ângela Naval; Martins, Wilson Denis; Grégio, Ana Maria Trindade; Dirschnabel, Acir José; Mattioli, Tatiana Maria Folador; Martins, Ana Paula Camargo
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Quintessence International;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p611
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Oral focal mucinosis is an uncommon clinicopathologic condition that is considered the oral counterpart of cutaneous focal mucinosis. It is a disease of unknown etiology where the connective tissue undergoes a focal myxoid degeneration. A literature review disclosed 47 published cases of oral focal mucinosis. An additional case is presented; the clinical and histologic differential diagnosis, sex, age, location, treatment, and recurrence are discussed.
ACCESSION #
35446949

 

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