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Benign hyperplasia of duct-associated lymphoid tissue: Report of a case and review of literature.
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PMID:  22406734     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Focal lymphoid tissue is ubiquitously present in the oral mucosa and serves as a barrier for entrapment of antigens. The mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue is generally dispersed and sometimes associated with the ducts of the minor salivary glands. Proliferation of the duct-associated lymphoid tissue (DALT) is rarely reported, though probably of common occurrence. We report a case of benign hyperplasia of DALT in the buccal mucosa of a 58-year-old male. The histogenesis and pathological implications of this tissue are discussed and the need for recognition of this entity is stressed.
Authors:
Venkatesh Vishwanath Kamath; Jagdish Belur
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1998-3603     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Dent Res     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9202990     Medline TA:  Indian J Dent Res     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  737     Citation Subset:  D    
Affiliation:
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Dr. Syamala Reddy Dental College, Bangalore, India.
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