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CASE SERIES
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 64-67

Trauma-induced oral mucosal pathologies: A case series


Department of Dentistry, ESIC Medical College and PGIMSR, KK Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. G Sree Vijayabala
Associate Professor, Department of Dentistry, E.S.I.C Medical College and PGIMSR, KK Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/sidj.sidj_15_21

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Oral mucosal trauma can cause a multitude of oral mucosal lesions. Many oral mucosal lesions are caused by prolonged mechanical trauma to the oral mucosa. This case series depicts five such cases in which trauma was the major etiological factor in the causation of such lesions. This case series discusses the five different entities: Traumatic ulcer, frictional keratosis, traumatic fibroma, mucocele, and angina bullosa hemorrhagica. The etiology, clinical features, and management of each of these lesions are discussed. Appropriate symptomatic management of mucosal lesions along with the removal of the etiological factor causing trauma to the oral cavity resulting in the complete resolution of all five oral lesions described in this case series. This case series aims to illustrate the need for early diagnosis of trauma-associated oral mucosal lesions to avoid broad therapy later on.


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