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Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia with gingival lesion. Review and case reports.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1063865     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of hereditary, hemorrhagic telangiectasia is described which has been under observation for more than 8 years. The clinical findings are discussed; light microscopic and electron microscopic findings as well as current research for a causative mechanism and recommended therapy are reviewed. The patient exhibited gingival telangiectatic participation. Another, even more severe case of this disease showed repeated, severe hemorrhage from mucosal lesions in the region of the incisive papilla, severe internal bleeding from the nasal mucosa and the gut and several punctate gingival telangiectases. The occurance of gingival lesions may not be as rare as thought. Such lesions may simply be rather inconspicuous.
F G Everett; C R Hahn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of periodontology     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0022-3492     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Periodontol.     Publication Date:  1976 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-08-02     Completed Date:  1976-08-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8000345     Medline TA:  J Periodontol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  295-8     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Gingival Diseases / etiology*,  pathology
Middle Aged
Mouth Diseases / etiology*,  pathology
Telangiectasia, Hereditary Hemorrhagic / complications*,  pathology

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