Jontell, Mats; Holmstrup, Palle
September 2008
Burket's Oral Medicine, Diagnosis & Treatment;2008, p77
Book Chapter
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.


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