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Friday, March 9, 2012

Oral Manifestations of Systemic Diseases


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Notched incisors, domed or mulberry molars- CONGENITAL SYPHILIS
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Keratotic lichenoid patches often with painful mucosal atrophy - GRAFT versus HOST DISEASE (GVHD)

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Multiple impacted supernumerary teeth and osteomas - GARDNER'S SYNDROME
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Hairy Leukoplakia (white, vertical folds on the lateral edge of tongue) - HIV transforming into AIDS

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High arch palate - MARFAN SYNDROME
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Red to reddish purple collections of oral telangiectases - OSLER-WEBER-RENDU SYNDROME (HTT)

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Violaceous patches -AIDS, KAPOSI SARCOMA
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Reddish discoloration of teeth - CONGENITAL ERYTHROPOIETIC PORPHYRIA

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Dark pigmentation, especially the lining of the mouth --Addison's Disease, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, Smoker's melanosis and Hemochromatosis.
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Atrophic glossitis - IRON DEFICIENCY

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Candidiasis - AIDS, Diabetes, Immunosuppression disorders (Neutropenia, Agranulocytosis, Leukemia and leukocyte dysfunction), and use of antibiotics.
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Magenta tongue - VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY

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Painful atrophy of oral mucosa or surface of tongue - MEGALOBLASTIC ANEMIA
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Linear, grayish discoloration in the gingiva adjacent to teeth - BISMUTH, SILVER OR LEAD POISONING

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