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1: Clinical *

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Case 1: Clinical

Patient was a 36 year old woman with no history of alcohol of tobacco use. Complaint was of persistent irritation of right ventral tongue of 5 months duration which developed after a temporary crown was placed on first molar.
Clinical findings: Poorly defined, slightly thickened mucosal reaction on right ventral tongue. Has not resolved since permanent crown was placed and topical steroid rinses prescribed.
Differential diagnosis: Foreign body reaction, squamous cell carcinoma
Biopsy: Incisional biopsy

Picture & text from Christopher Squier and Gilbert Lilly, University of Iowa College of Dentistry.
Picture used by permission from Christopher Squier.

   

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