By Richard C.K. Jordan, Michael A.O. Lewis

A finished consultant to prognosis and therapy of oral problems;superb color illustrations built-in all through - combining some great benefits of an atlas with a brief text/reference;symptoms-based approach;one in step with web page or web page spread.

content material: PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; 1 advent; 2 ULCERATION; three BLISTERS; four WHITE PATCHES; five ERYTHEMA; 6 SWELLING; 7 PIGMENTATION (INCLUDING BLEEDING); eight OROFACIAL discomfort (INCLUDING SENSORY AND MOTOR DISTURBANCE); nine DRY MOUTH, extra SALIVATION, covered TONGUE, HALITOSIS, and adjusted style; INDEX.
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131 Atrophic lichen planus on the dorsum of the tongue. 132 132 Atrophic lichen planus on the gingivae. 133 Erosive lichen planus on the buccal mucosa. 134 Erosive lichen planus on the gingivae. 133 134 61 62 WHITE PATCHES 135 136 135–138 Chronologic change in the appearance of the tongue over a 4-year period in a patient with lichen planus. subtype is present. In addition, the clinical signs and symptoms may change over a period of time (135–138). The cutaneous lesions of lichen planus present as purple, pruritic papules that may develop at any site but most frequently occur on the flexor surfaces of the arms and legs (139).

Small areas of necrosis, typically in the mandible, become larger and portions of necrotic bone are then lost (73, 74). The degree of osteoradionecrosis is usually proportional to the amount of radiation given. Traumatic tooth extraction is a common initiating factor for osteoradionecrosis. Other factors include poor oral hygiene, poor nutrition, and excess alcohol ingestion. DIAGNOSIS Diagnosis is established by history and clinical examination. Biopsy of the affected area will show necrotic tissues only and sequestration of bone.

109 109 Blood-filled vesicle characteristic of mucous membrane pemphigoid. 110 110 H & E stain of a biopsy of oral mucosa showing a sub-epithelial split. 111 112 111 Direct immunofluorescence showing linear deposition of IgG along the basement membrane. 112 Symblepheron due to scar formation in the conjunctivae of a patient with mucous membrane pemphigoid. Both eyes were similarly affected. 53 54 BLISTERS Pemphigus ETIOLOGY AND PATHOGENESIS Pemphigus comprises a group of auto-immune, vesiculobullous disorders characterized by involvement of the skin, mouth, and other mucous membrane sites.

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