TITLE

RED AND WHITE LESIONS OF THE ORAL MUCOSA

AUTHOR(S)
Jontell, Mats; Holmstrup, Palle
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Burket's Oral Medicine, Diagnosis & Treatment;2008, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 4 of the book "Burket's Oral Medicine" is presented. It discusses the causes of disorders in the oral mucosa that clinically appear either red or white. It states that a red lesion of the oral mucosa may develop as the result of atrophic epithelium while a white lesion is caused by exposure to toxic chemicals and extracellular accumulation of fluid in the epithelium.
ACCESSION #
31417839

 

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