Oral focal mucinosis

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
July 2008
Quintessence International;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p611
Academic Journal
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.


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