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Persistent purple plaques of the face caused by gingival hyperplasia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7238103     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Persistent plaques that develop primarily on the face may be caused by a variety of conditions, but rarely is purely intraoral infection the primary cause. A case report is presented in which massive prolonged gingival hyperplasia resulted in a persistent and peculiar purple facial lymphedema. The condition resolved only after the intraoral disease had been successfully treated.
Authors:
R I Rudolph
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cutis     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0011-4162     ISO Abbreviation:  Cutis     Publication Date:  1981 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-08-20     Completed Date:  1981-08-20     Revised Date:  2013-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006440     Medline TA:  Cutis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  516-7, 528     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Facial Dermatoses / etiology*,  pathology
Female
Gingival Hyperplasia / complications*
Humans
Lymphedema / etiology,  pathology
Middle Aged
Pigmentation Disorders / etiology*,  pathology

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