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Color Atlas of Oral Diseases

Color Atlas of Oral Diseases This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Color Atlas of Oral Diseases is a thorough overview of conditions seen commonly in oral medicine/oral pathology referral clinics. There is a strong clinical emphasis, and no radiographs or photomicrographs are presented. The color photographs are of exceptional quality, and the accompanying text is concise and informative. The bibliography is extensive, although references are not cited in the text. Separate chapters discuss localized oral lesions including developmental abnormalities, trauma (mechanical, chemical, thermal, and radiation), common infections (bacterial, viral, and fungal), periodontal diseases, salivary gland disorders, cysts, benign tumors, premalignant oral mucosal lesions, and malignancies. In the chapter on oral precancerous lesions, the author persists with the term leukoplakia. While citing the World Health Organization definition (essentially that oral leukoplakia is a white patch that cannot be classified as a specific disease entity), it is stated that some leukoplakias are tobacco related. By definition, these lesions are more precisely termed smoker's http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

Color Atlas of Oral Diseases

Archives of Dermatology , Volume 131 (9) – Sep 1, 1995

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1995 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1995.01690210127032
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Color Atlas of Oral Diseases is a thorough overview of conditions seen commonly in oral medicine/oral pathology referral clinics. There is a strong clinical emphasis, and no radiographs or photomicrographs are presented. The color photographs are of exceptional quality, and the accompanying text is concise and informative. The bibliography is extensive, although references are not cited in the text. Separate chapters discuss localized oral lesions including developmental abnormalities, trauma (mechanical, chemical, thermal, and radiation), common infections (bacterial, viral, and fungal), periodontal diseases, salivary gland disorders, cysts, benign tumors, premalignant oral mucosal lesions, and malignancies. In the chapter on oral precancerous lesions, the author persists with the term leukoplakia. While citing the World Health Organization definition (essentially that oral leukoplakia is a white patch that cannot be classified as a specific disease entity), it is stated that some leukoplakias are tobacco related. By definition, these lesions are more precisely termed smoker's

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 1995

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