mucosa

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mucosa

[myü′kō·sə]
(histology)
A mucous membrane.
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Lichen Planus is relatively common, chronic dermatological disease that often affects the oral mucosa.
Findings reveal that HPV prevalence increases, being 10% in normal oral mucosa, 22% in benign leukoplakia, and reaching highest value of 46% in oral squamous cell carcinoma (15).
The recurrent aphthous ulcer (RAU) is a pathological change found in the oral mucosa, characterised by painful single or multiple ulcers.
Then, molecular pathology of oral mucosa was tested and it showed Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) DNA positive.
A 35-year-old male presented with numerous blackish brown papules and plaques all over the body including oral mucosa since last fifteen years.
Also, a limited number of studies describe oral mucosa equivalents (Gibbs and Ponec, 2000; Macneil et al.
The diagnosis is usually made based on history, oral examination, X-ray findings under general anesthesia and a biopsy of the oral mucosa, says Dr, Peralta, who is leading the clinical study.
Although oral manifestations of syphilis may be observed at the primary stage, they are more commonly detected at the secondary stage of the disease as multiple painless aphthous ulcers or irregularly shaped lesions with whitish edges distributed on the oral mucosa and oropharynx, especially on the tongue, lips, and jugal mucosa.
A 42-year-old woman was admitted to our dermatology outpatient clinic complaining of rigidity of the oral mucosa and limitation in tongue movement for the previous 2 years.
The main objective of this review is focussed on the application of tissue engineering technology to regenerate oral mucosa.
Erythema multiforme (EM) is an acute hypersensitivity reaction involving mainly skin with or without oral mucosa or other mucus membrane lesions.