Fifteen patients with diagnosed carcinomas of the buccal mucosa
fulfilling inclusion criteria presenting to the Out-Patient Department (OPD) from March 2014 to June 2015 were included.
Studies conducted by Cohn et al reported that 82% of the mucoceles found on lower lip were of extravasation type, followed by 8% on buccal mucosa
and 1% on the palate.19 Also another study by Ellis et al showed that 33% of the extravasation type mucoceles were on lower lip, 77% on the buccal mucosa
4% on the upper lip.20In the present study commonest site of oral mucoceles were also on lower lip in which extravasation types of mucocele were common.
A known case of diabetes mellitus with a good glycaemic control, came with a lesion over the left buccal mucosa
for the past three years which was gradually increasing in size.
bleeding time is the best assessment method for thrombocyte function and clot formation (Chohan et al., 2011; Fresno et al., 2005).
We have more recently looked beyond using native dermis as a scaffold for tissue engineered of buccal mucosa
for two reasons-eliminating any risk of infection and reducing graft contracture.
The graft was harvested from buccal mucosa
in 10 patients and from the penile foreskin in 1 patient, while in 1 patient there was a combination of both, because of extensive stenosis.
There was no evidence of recurrence after excision in a 7-year follow-up period, whereas the bilateral reticular OLP lesions on the buccal mucosa
remained unchanged after the initial presentation.
The complaints of the patient were burning sensation after hot or spicy foods in the left buccal mucosa
and painless swallowing in the left buccal mucosa
for 3 months (Figure 1(a)).
A wide variety of studies have concluded that the buccal mucosa
is the most common site of occurrence of OLP and OLR in the oral cavity [13-15].
Regarding IOPMD anatomical sites, the gingiva, followed by the buccal mucosa
and tongue, was the most affected.
also observed that oral DLE was most often seen on the buccal mucosa
, gingiva, labial mucosa, and vermilion border.
The average duration is 10 years; however, few cases showed 2-5 months duration, in present case the duration of 10 months was noted.3 Oral AS is seen mostly in the tongue followed by buccal mucosa
, labial mucosa, palate etc.