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mucosa

[myü′kō·sə]
(histology)
A mucous membrane.
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The OLP lesions were usually bilaterally/ symmetrically localized and the most common involved sites were the buccal mucosa, tongue, gingiva, lips, floor of mouth, palate.
3 Oral AS is seen mostly in the tongue followed by buccal mucosa, labial mucosa, palate etc.
Majority of them were Aphthous ulcers in buccal mucosa and lateral border of tongue.
The inclusion criteria were; (1) age more than 18 years, (2) Either gender, (3) having diagnosed Oral SCC (4) Malignant tumor of buccal mucosa and tongue.
Since a long lasting, large ulcerated area was observed at the left buccal mucosa close to commissures, an incisional biopsy was taken to eliminate the unexpected histopathological changes such as carcinoma in situ or dysplastic changes.
Upon browsing the literature, it appears that formation of diverticulum and herniation of buccal mucosa are extremely rare in both man and animals (Takeda, 1992).
Group II: Early cases: Buccal mucosa appears mottled and marble like, widespread sheets of fibrosis palpable, interincisal distance of 26 to 35 mm.
3) Persistent, firm, painless, diffuse swelling of lips, buccal mucosa and facial soft tissues also appear as symptoms of oral CD.
Through this unique delivery system, buprenorphine is efficiently and conveniently delivered across the buccal mucosa.
Buccal mucosa is commonly used for reconstructive urethroplasty because it is hairless, accustomed to a wet environment, and easy to harvest and it has a thick epithelium [4].