Editor's quiz: GI snapshot

December 2008
Gut;Dec2008, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p1727
Academic Journal
The article presents an answer to a question on the cause of hyperpigmentation of oral mucosa. It mentions that the onset of hyperpigmentation of the gums and tongue during the antiviral treatment and its progressive disappearance after discontinuation of the drugs suggest that this is an adverse effect of therapy. An increase in melamine production also causes hyperpigmentation.


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