TITLE

PIGMENTED LESIONS OF THE ORAL MUCOSA

AUTHOR(S)
Alawi, Faizan
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Burket's Oral Medicine, Diagnosis & Treatment;2008, p107
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 5 of the book "Burket's Oral Medicine" is presented. It discusses the characteristics and the diagnosis of oral pigmentation of the oral mucosa. It states that oral pigmentation can assume a variety of discolorations in the course of disease including brown, blue, gray, and black. It infers the necessity of thorough history and laboratory studies in more diffuse lesions to arrive at a definitive diagnosis.
ACCESSION #
31417840

 

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