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Tzu-Chan Wu, Keng-Liang Wu, Wen-Long Hu, Jer-Ming Sheen, Cheng-Nan Lu, John Y Chiang, Yu-Chiang Hung
BACKGROUND: Upper gastrointestinal disorders are common in clinical practice, for example, gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Panendoscopy or upper gastrointestinal endoscopy is viewed as the primary tool for examining the upper gastrointestinal mucosa, and permitting biopsy and endoscopic therapy. Although panendoscopy is considered to be a safe procedure with minimal complications, there are still some adverse effects, and patients are often anxious about undergoing invasive procedures...
January 2018: Medicine (Baltimore)
Rezvan Talaee, Zohreh Hajheydari, Ahmad Yeganeh Moghaddam, Seyyed Alireza Moraveji, Bentolhoda Fatahi Ravandi
BACKGROUND: Psoriasis is a common inflammatory papulosquamous disease of the skin with unknown aetiology that may be associated with the abnormal T-cell function. AIM: This study was aimed to determine the prevalence of oral mucosal lesions and their associations with severity of psoriasis in psoriatic patients attending the dermatologic clinic of Shahid Beheshti Teaching Hospital at Kashan, Iran. METHODS: In this cross-sectional descriptive analytic study, all consecutive patients with psoriasis who referred to the dermatologic clinic at the Shahid Beheshti Hospital of Kashan University of Medical Sciences in Kashan City/ Iran were enrolled...
December 15, 2017: Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences
Bruna Lavinas Sayed Picciani, Thays Teixeira-Souza, Thiago Moreira Pessôa, Lívia Maria Santos Izahias, Jane Marcy Neffa Pinto, David Rubem Azulay, João Carlos Regazzi Avelleira, Sueli Carneiro, Eliane Pedra Dias
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February 2018: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Maaz B Badshah, Saqib Walayat, Umair Ahmed, Sonu Dhillon, Sherri Yong, Sunanda Kane, Shoba Thievanayagam
BACKGROUND: Orofacial granulomatosis is a relatively recent term coined by Wiesenfield et al. in 1985 to define granulomatous lesions of oral mucosa without intestinal involvement. When it presents in a triad encompassing facial nerve palsy, lip swelling, and fissured or furrowed tongue it is called Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome while monosymptomatic or oligosymptomatic forms are referred to as granulomatous cheilitis. It is an uncommon clinicopathologic entity which is distinct from classic Crohn's disease...
October 25, 2017: Journal of Medical Case Reports
Adil Basman, Gulsun Akay, Ilkay Peker, Kahraman Gungor, Zuhre Akarslan, Suat Ozcan, Cemile Ozlem Ucok
Robinow syndrome (RS) is an extremely rare condition. Characteristic craniofacial findings of RS include a fetal facial appearance, ear abnormalities and oral findings. The aim of this case report was to evaluate the oral findings of a 26-year-old man with RS and to describe the dental treatments performed. The patient had short stature, vertebral anomalies, short and broad fingers, a fetal facial appearance, gingival hyperplasia, fissured tongue, caries and multiple impacted teeth. Periodontal and restorative dental treatments were performed under aseptic conditions with due precautions...
2017: Journal of Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry
Adil Basman, Mustafa Gumusok, Serife Degerli, Mustafa Kaya, Meryem Toraman Alkurt
Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome (MRS) is a rare disorder consisting of a triad of persistent or recurrent orofacial edema, relapsing facial paralysis and fissured tongue. It is rarely possible to observe all aspects of the classical triad at the same time, since these symptoms may appear in different times of life cycle. The most common symptom is orofacial edema. Although etiology of MRS is unclear, various factors such as infections, genetic predisposition, immune deficiency, food intolerance and stress have been held responsible...
2017: Journal of Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry
Daniel Pietrzak, Aldona Pietrzak, Dorota Krasowska, Andrzej Borzęcki, Kinga Franciszkiewicz-Pietrzak, Beata Polkowska-Pruszyńska, Maja Baranowska, Kristian Reich
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory immune-mediated disorder associated and often coexisting with many other immune-related clinical conditions including those affecting the gastrointestinal tract. Data obtained from the reviewed literature suggest an association between psoriasis and pathologies of the oral cavity, both psoriasis-specific lesions, as well as non-specific, such as geographic tongue or fissured tongue. These findings show the importance of thorough examination of oral mucosa in psoriatic patients...
November 2017: Archives of Dermatological Research
Virendra N Sehgal, Naresh Sehgal, Ruchi Sehgal
This contribution describes hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) occurring in Down disease that presented with morphology conforming to an overlap of stages 1 and 2 of the Hurley staging system, namely the formation of solitary or multiple isolated abscesses without scarring or sinus tracts, recurrent abscesses, and single or multiple widely separated lesions with sinus tract formation, occupying apocrine sweat gland-bearing areas: the inner thighs, groin, and buttocks. The lesions were bilateral and symmetrical, of rare occurrence...
2017: Skinmed
Balasubramani Senthil, Subramaniam Shanmugam, Somasundaram Elangovan, Ponna Goundar Elumalai Chandramouli, Shanmugam Bhaskaran, Chandrasekaran Ramesh
AIM: The aim of this study is to compare oral signs, symptoms and oral lesions type and prevalence, in end stage renal disease (ESRD) with non-end stage renal disease (NESRD) in diabetes mellitus (DM) patients. METHODOLOGY: Two groups of DM patients were studied, Group 1 includes 100 patients with ESRD, who were under hemodialysis therapy, and Group 2 includes100 patients with NESRD whose serum creatinine level is <2.0 mg/dl. The DM status and other laboratory investigations were recorded, with the patients consent and thorough oral examination was performed and the findings were recorded...
July 2017: Indian Journal of Dental Research: Official Publication of Indian Society for Dental Research
Elisabeth Lauritzen, Andreas P Schjellerup Jørkov
A 24-year-old man presented with orofacial swelling, peripheral facial palsy and fissured tongue. Apart from a previous episode of peripheral palsy, he had no history of illness. Biopsy of the lip, blood tests, magnetic resonance imaging of the head and lumbar puncture showed no pathology. He received systemic prednisone for ten days, and follow-up showed sparse improvement in facial movements. The patient could have been misdiagnosed with Bell's palsy, but the symptoms rather indicated a case of Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome...
June 12, 2017: Ugeskrift for Laeger
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June 2017: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Nicola Giudici, Mario G Bianchetti, Gian Paolo Ramelli, Gregorio P Milani
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June 2017: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Nadeem Jeddy, T Radhika, S Nithya
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Biometric authentication is an important process for the identification and verification of individuals for security purposes. There are many biometric systems that are currently in use and also being researched. Tongue print is a new biometric authentication tool that is unique and cannot be easily forged because no two tongue prints are similar. The present study aims to evaluate the common morphological features of the tongue and its variations in males and females...
January 2017: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: JOMFP
C Rivera, C Jones-Herrera, P Vargas, B Venegas, D Droguett
BACKGROUND: Retrospective studies to assess the distribution of oral diseases (ODs) are helpful in estimating the prevalence of oral diagnoses in the population, and thus help in preventive and curative services. Prevalence and frequency data for ODs are available from many countries, but information from Chile is scarce. MATERIAL AND METHODS: This study investigated the frequency of OD in a Chilean population. For this, we included all patients treated at the University of Talca (UTALCA, Chile) between 2001 and 2014...
May 1, 2017: Medicina Oral, Patología Oral y Cirugía Bucal
Nazan Emiroglu, Ozlem Su, Fatma Pelin Cengiz, Nahide Onsun
Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome (MRS) is a rare disease characterized by a triad of relapsing or persistent orofacial edema, recurrent lower motor neuron facial nerve palsy and fissured tongue. Acute, painless, non-erythematosus orofacial edema is observed in all patients. We report a case of a 13-year-old girl who presented with a 2-year history of swelling of the upper lip, facial paralysis, and fissured tongue; she was treated successfully with dapsone.
October 15, 2016: Dermatology Online Journal
César Rivera, Daniel Droguett, María-Jesús Arenas-Márquez
BACKGROUND: The oral examination is an essential part of the multidisciplinary medical care in elderly people. Oral mucosal lesions and normal variations of oral anatomy (OMLs) are very common in this people, but few studies have examined the frequency and prevalence of these conditions worldwide and less in Chile. The aim of this research was to evaluate the frequency of OMLs in a Chilean elderly population. MATERIAL AND METHODS: It was conducted a retrospective study (Talca, Chile)...
February 2017: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry
Bruna Picciani, Vanessa de Carla Santos, Thays Teixeira-Souza, Lívia Maria Izahias, Áquila Curty, João Carlos Avelleira, David Azulay, Jane Pinto, Sueli Carneiro, Eliane Dias
BACKGROUND: Few studies have examined the clinical features of geographic tongue (GT), an inflammatory lesion, making diagnosis and the investigation of oral psoriasis difficult. PURPOSE: To investigate the clinical features of GT to facilitate its identification and understand its relationship with psoriasis. METHODS: A total of 96 participants diagnosed with GT underwent stomatological and dermatological examinations. The parameters assessed were burning sensation; number, classification, and location of lesions; loss of papillae; severity of GT lesions; and association with fissured tongue (FT)...
April 2017: International Journal of Dermatology
Patrick Alves, Orlando von Doellinger, Maria Luísa Quintela, Aníbal Fonte, Rui Coelho
Context • The Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome (MRS) is a rare condition characterized by a triad of symptoms: (1) recurrent and/or persistent orofacial swelling, (2) recurrent facial paralysis, and (3) a fissured tongue. Although various contributing factors have been suggested, the etiology and mechanisms of the syndrome have not been fully elucidated. Objective • The aim of the current study was to examine for the first time some psychosomatic aspects of the syndrome and to evaluate the benefits of a brief psychotherapeutic process in which the research team worked to reintegrate the complex bio-psycho-social functioning of the patient...
January 2017: Advances in Mind-body Medicine
J Sadeghinezhad, M T Sheibani, I Memarian, R Chiocchetti
This study described the morphological features of the Persian leopard (Panthera pardus saxicolor) tongue using light and scanning electron microscopy techniques. The keratinized filiform papillae were distributed all over the entire dorsal surface of the tongue and contained small processes. They were changed into a cylindrical shape in the body and conical shape in the root. The fungiform papillae were found on the apex and margin of the tongue. Few taste pores were observed on the dorsal surface of each papilla...
June 2017: Anatomia, Histologia, Embryologia
Jeswin James, Anupam Kumar Thekkeveetil, Kannan Vadakkepurayil
Job's syndrome or Hyperimmunoglobulin E Syndrome (HIES) is a rare primary immunodeficiency with marked increase in serum immunoglobulin E (IgE) levels and eczematous dermatitis. Individuals with HIES share characteristic facial features, with many oral manifestations like retained deciduous teeth, fissured tongue, missing permanent tooth buds, recurrent oral candidiasis, oral mucosal and gingival lesions. Two forms of disease have been identified based on the defective gene as autosomal dominant form and autosomal recessive form...
November 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
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