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Miscellaneous oral problems

Andrew Davies and Ilora Finlay

in Oral Care in Advanced Disease

Published in print February 2005 | ISBN: 9780192632432
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191730375 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632432.003.0013
Miscellaneous oral problems

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This chapter focuses on the epidemiology, aetiology, symptoms, investigation, and management of miscellaneous oral problems. Discussed in this chapter are: burning mouth syndrome, racial pigmentation, oral varicosities, recurrent aphthous ulcers, neutropenic ulcers, the fissured tongue, the geographical tongue, the black hairy tongue, and stomatitis nicotina.

Keywords: miscellaneous oral problems; burning mouth syndrome; racial pigmentation; oral varicosities; aphthous ulcers; ulcers; tongue; neutropenic ulcers; fissured tongue; geographical tongue

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Subjects: Palliative Medicine

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