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Cysts of the oral mucosa in newborns: a clinical observation.
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PMID:  6679627     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Nodules or cysts of the oral mucosa occurred with an incidence of 88.7 per cent in 541 Japanese newborn infants. No infant was over 8 days old. This incidence is higher than that reported in Caucasian and Negro newborns. It may be suggested that the frequency of visible nodules have a close relation to growth and development in the fetal life, because the cysts seen in newborns can be recognized histologically in most fetuses, as demonstrated in other papers. Although a variety of terminology for these nodules have been used, these oral cysts can be classified as follows: gingival cyst in the newborn (dental lamina cyst) and median palatal mucosal cyst (Epstein's pearl).
K Ikemura; Y Kakinoki; K Nishio; Y Suenaga
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of UOEH     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0387-821X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. UOEH     Publication Date:  1983 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-11-21     Completed Date:  1984-11-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909645     Medline TA:  J UOEH     Country:  JAPAN    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  163-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Continental Population Groups
Cysts / epidemiology*,  pathology
Infant, Newborn
Mouth Diseases / epidemiology*,  pathology
Mouth Mucosa / pathology

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