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Neurofibromatosis: oral and radiographic manifestations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6436765     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Oral manifestations of neurofibromatosis have been reported in only 4% to 7% of affected persons. All oral tissues, hard and soft, have been reported to be affected with tumors, but the tongue has been the most common site. We report on the oral and radiographic findings in twenty-two patients with neurofibromatosis. The prevalence of oral and radiographic findings in our sample was 72%, which is much higher than previously reported. The five most common findings are oral neurofibromas, enlarged fungiform papillae, intrabony lesions, wide inferior alveolar canals, and enlarged mandibular foramina.
Authors:
S D Shapiro; K Abramovitch; M L Van Dis; L J Skoczylas; R P Langlais; R J Jorgenson; R S Young; V M Riccardi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0030-4220     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Surg. Oral Med. Oral Pathol.     Publication Date:  1984 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-12-11     Completed Date:  1984-12-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376406     Medline TA:  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  493-8     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Child
Female
Humans
Male
Mandibular Neoplasms / pathology,  radiography
Middle Aged
Mouth Neoplasms / pathology,  radiography*
Neurofibromatosis 1 / pathology,  radiography*
Radiography, Panoramic
Tongue Neoplasms / pathology,  radiography

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