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. 2017 Mar;10(1):57-88.
doi: 10.1016/j.path.2016.11.001. Epub 2016 Dec 28.

Autoimmune Disease Manifestations in the Oral Cavity

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Autoimmune Disease Manifestations in the Oral Cavity

Kelly R Magliocca et al. Surg Pathol Clin. .

Abstract

Immune-related disorders of the oral cavity may occur as primary disease process, secondary to systemic disease or neoplasm, or as a reaction to medications and other agents. The entities represented within this group may vary significantly by severity, clinical presentation, microscopic presentation, and special testing results. The selected immune-related conditions of the oral cavity in this article are categorized and presented by their prototypical tissue reaction patterns: vesiculobullous, including acantholytic and subepithelial separation; psoriasiform; spongiotic; and lichenoid reaction patterns.

Keywords: Geographic tongue; Lichen planus; Pemphigoid; Pemphigus; Pyostomatitis vegetans.

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