Less Common Oral Diseases of Medical Significance

Scott S. De Rossi, Katharine Ciarrocca

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The oral cavity is frequently involved in conditions that affect the skin or other multi-organ diseases. In many instances, oral involvement precedes the appearance of other symptoms or lesions at other locations. Anatomically, the mouth is easily accessible. An astute dental provider has the opportunity to observe physical and oral conditions that might include undiagnosed or poorly managed systemic disease. This article reviews four less common oral disease of medical significance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)571-576
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the California Dental Association
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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