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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28210449/oral-mucosal-lesions-in-a-chilean-elderly-population-a-retrospective-study-with-a-systematic-review-from-thirteen-countries
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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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28188609/investigation-of-the-clinical-features-of-geographic-tongue-unveiling-its-relationship-with-oral-psoriasis
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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)...
February 10, 2017: International Journal of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28183073/melkersson-rosenthal-syndrome-a-case-report-with-a-psychosomatic-perspective
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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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28120342/morphological-study-of-the-persian-leopard-panthera-pardus-saxicolor-tongue
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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...
January 24, 2017: Anatomia, Histologia, Embryologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28050511/oral-manifestations-of-job-s-syndrome-in-a-paediatric-dental-patient-a-case-report
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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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27862329/exome-sequencing-identifies-fatp1-mutation-in-melkersson-rosenthal-syndrome
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X G Xu, L P Guan, Y Lv, Y S Wan, Y Wu, R Q Qi, Zh G Liu, J G Zhang, Y L Chen, F P Xu, X Xu, Y H Li, L Geng, X H Gao, H D Chen
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 11, 2016: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology: JEADV
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27814407/an-unusual-case-of-folliculitis-spinulosa-decalvans
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Wenge Fan, Qingsong Zhang, Linyi Song
We report the case of a 24-year-old man who presented with pustules, atrophic scars, and alopecia on the scalp, along with follicular keratotic papules on the cheeks, chest, abdomen, back, lateral upper arms, thighs, and axillae, of 6 years' duration. A diagnosis of folliculitis spinulosa decalvans (FSD) was made based on the clinical manifestation and histopathological findings. Dental examination also revealed dental anomalies and a fissured tongue, which are not known to be related to FSD. We provide an overview of the characteristic findings of FSD as well as a review of previously reported cases...
September 2016: Cutis; Cutaneous Medicine for the Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27810384/host-and-clinical-aspects-in-patients-with-benign-migratory-glossitis
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Rafaela Scariot, Thiago Beltrami Dias Batista, Marcia Olandoski, Cleber Machado Souza, Paulo Henrique Couto Souza, Antonio Adilson Soares Lima, Paula Cristina Trevilatto
OBJECTIVE: Investigate the association of clinical, cytological and genetic characteristics with benign migratory glossitis (BMG). STUDY DESIGN: Sample consisted of 175 patients, 44 with BMG and 131 control patients. Clinical examination and DMFT index were assessed. Cytological evaluation determined cell morphology and morphometry. Genetic evaluation was performed by analysing IL6 polymorphisms by real-time PCR. Univariate and multivariate analyses were performed (p<0...
January 2017: Archives of Oral Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27808348/frequency-of-fissured-tongue-lingua-plicata-as-a-function-of-age
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Nadine D Feil, Andreas Filippi
Fissured tongue (lingua plicata; LP) is a mostly asymptomatic condition characterized by grooves and fissures of varying depth on the dorsal surface of the tongue. Most reports in the literature indicate a prevalence of 10–20%, although there is marked variation. On the basis of 1,000 patients (n=465 males, n=535 females), this study examined the association between LP and age as well as further influencing factors. Participants completed a questionnaire comprising information regarding gender, age, alcohol and tobacco consumption, possibly existing removable dentures, and potential mouth burning...
2016: Swiss Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27781965/-a-patient-with-melkersson-rosenthal-syndrome
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W P J van Oosterhout, J Haan, N D Kruyt
BACKGROUND: Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome (MRS) is a relatively rare syndrome characterised by the clinical triad of persisting or recurrent facial oedema, recurrent peripheral facial palsy, and a fissured tongue. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 30-year-old male patient presented with a left peripheral facial palsy spreading to the right side of the face. The left-sided facial paralysis recurred twice after initial recovery. The patient had also suffered from oedema of the lip and face, which sometimes occurred simultaneously with the paralysis, and he had always had a fissured tongue...
2016: Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Geneeskunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27502755/-atypical-scurvy-associated-with-anorexia-nervosa
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R André, A Gabrielli, E Laffitte, O Kherad
INTRODUCTION: Scurvy, or "Barlow's disease", is a widely described disease involving cutaneous and mucosal lesions resulting from vitamin C deficiency. Herein, we report a case of scurvy in a 48-year-old woman that was unusual in its atypical cutaneous-mucosal presentation as well as its association with anorexia nervosa. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A 48-year-old woman treated for depression for several years was admitted to hospital for her impaired general state of health...
February 2017: Annales de Dermatologie et de Vénéréologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27388082/oral-medicine-factors-associated-with-geographic-tongue-and-fissured-tongue
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Despite this study being of cross-sectional design, these investigators concur with others in suggesting that some subjects with geographic tongue go on to develop fissured tongue.
July 8, 2016: British Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27374359/prevalence-and-distribution-of-oral-mucosal-non-malignant-lesions-in-the-western-sicilian-population
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Silvia Tortorici, Salvatore Corrao, Giuseppe Natoli, Paolo Difalco
BACKGROUNG: The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of oral mucosal non-malignant lesions in the Sicilian population. In addition, we evaluated the association between each oral lesion and its risk factors. METHODS: This study analyzed a total of 2539 consecutive patients, attending the Department of Surgical, Oncological and Stomatological Disciplines of Palermo University, who were examined for the presence of various oral lesions during the period from January 2012 and February 2015...
August 2016: Minerva Stomatologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27343960/diseases-of-the-tongue
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Aaron R Mangold, Rochelle R Torgerson, Roy S Rogers
The tongue is a complex organ involved in speech and expression as well as in gustation, mastication, and deglutition. The oral cavity, along with the tongue, are sites of neoplasms, reactive processes, and infections, and may be a harbinger of systemic diseases. This review includes both common and rare diseases that occur on the tongue, including: vascular and lymphatic lesions (infantile hemangiomas and oral varices), reactive and inflammatory processes (hairy tongue, pigmented fungiform papillae of the tongue, benign migratory glossitis, and fissured tongue), infections (oral hairy leukoplakia, herpes simplex and varicella-zoster virus infections, human papillomavirus, and candidiasis), premalignant lesions (leukoplakia and erythroplakia), malignant lesions (squamous cell carcinoma, Kaposi sarcoma, and lymphoproliferative diseases), and signs of systemic disease (nutritional deficiency and systemic amyloidosis)...
July 2016: Clinics in Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27192887/a-further-patient-of-pure-15q-deletion-clinical-and-molecular-cytogenetic-findings
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A Ece Solmaz, B Durmaz, M D Braekeleer, O Cogulu, F Ozkinay
A deletion of the distal long arm of chromosome 15 is generally reported with the formation of ring chromosome 15, whereas an isolated 15q deletion is rarely described. Here we report an 11 year-old girl, from non-consanguineous parents, who was referred to the Pediatric Genetics Department with growth retardation and multiple congenital abnormalities. In her medical history, she had a cleft palate, hip dislocation and crossed renal ectopia. Dysmorphological evaluation revealed a triangular face, low-set ears, fissured cleft tongue, micrognathia, proximally placed hypoplastic thumbs, genu valgus, 2-3 toe skin syndactyly, clinodactyly and nail hypoplasia...
2016: Genetic Counseling
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27165478/recurrent-facial-palsy-and-electrophysiological-findings-in-oligosymptomatic-melkersson-rosenthal-syndrome
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Arushi Gahlot Saini, Naveen Sankhyan, Hansashree Padmanabh, Ashim Das, Pratibha Singhi
Melkersson Rosenthal Syndrome is a rare neuro-mucocutaneous disorder characterized by the classic triad of facial swelling, recurrent facial nerve palsy and fissured tongue. The clinical course is usually progressive, and etiology is unknown. The authors describe oligosymptomatic Melkersson Rosenthal Syndrome in a young girl presenting sequentially with recurrent, metachronous facial nerve palsy and hemifacial swelling in early childhood followed by fissuring in the tongue in late-childhood. Histopathological examination from the affected labial area showed non-granulomatous inflammation...
October 2016: Indian Journal of Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27134897/constitutional-mosaic-trisomy-13-in-two-germ-cell-layers-is-different-from-patau-syndrome-a-case-report
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Fulesh Kunwar, Vidhi Pandya, Sonal R Bakshi
The heterogeneous phenotype of known syndromes is a clinical challenge, and harmonized description using globally accepted ontology is desirable. This report attempts phenotypic analysis in a patient of constitutional mosaic trisomy 13 in mesoderm and ectoderm to make globally comparable clinical description. Phenotypic features (minor/major abnormalities) were recorded and matched with the Human Phenotype Ontology terms that were used to query web-based tool Phenomizer. We report here a case of 24-year-old girl born to non consanguineous parents with history of one abortion...
March 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27117648/prevalence-of-oro-dental-anomalies-among-schoolchildren-in-sana-a-city-yemen
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M Basalamah, K Baroudi
Practitioners and policy-makers need information about the relative frequency of dental anomalies among children in their region. This study investigated the prevalence of different oral anomalies among schoolchildren in Sana'a city, Yemen. A sample of 1000 private and public schoolchildren aged 4-12 years were examined by the same examiner using disposable tongue blades. The total prevalence of oral anomalies was 15.1%, most commonly in boys (male:female ratio 3.2:1) aged 7-12 years. The most prevalent dental anomaly related to hard tissues was tooth hypoplasia (2...
April 19, 2016: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27081272/melkersson-rosenthal-syndrome-with-genitalia-involved-in-a-12-year-old-boy
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Zhaowei Chu, Yanting Liu, Huan Zhang, Weihui Zeng, Songmei Geng
Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome (MRS) is an uncommon granulomatous disease characterized by the triad of relapsing facial paralysis, orofacial swelling, and fissured tongue. Genital swelling in MRS is rarely reported. We presented the first case of complete MRS with genital swelling in a child. Biopsy examinations of both the child's lower lip and penis showed noncaseating granuloma and intralymphatic granuloma infiltration. No symptoms or signs of other systemic disease (Crohn's disease or sarcoidosis) were observed after 2 years of follow-up...
April 2016: Annals of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27080974/dental-management-of-rapp-hodgkin-syndrome-associated-with-oral-cleft-and-hypodontia
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Shanmugasundaram Karthikeyani, Velliangattur Ramasamy Thirumurthy, Bindhoo A Yuvaraja
Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome (RHS) is a rare type of autosomal dominant disorder characterized by association of ectodermal dysplasia (ED) with cleft lip/palate. The main features include dry, brittle hair with alopecia in adulthood, dental anomalies (hypodontia, microdontia with delayed eruption, fissured tongue, and retruded maxilla), hypohidrosis, dysplastic nails, and clefting. Palmar-plantar keratoderma is seen frequently. RHS has signs and symptoms that overlap considerably with those of ankyloblepharon-ED-clefting syndrome and ectrodactyly-ED-clefting syndrome...
April 2016: Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
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