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J Islam Dent Assoc Iran 2018, 30(2): 82-89 Back to browse issues page
Oral Focal Mucinosis: A Case Report and Literature Review
Farzaneh Agha-Hosseini 1, Maryam-Sadat Sadrzadeh-Afshar * 2
1- Professor, Dental Research Center, Dentistry Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, AND Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, AND The Academy of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine, School of Dentistry, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , m_sadrzade@alumnus.tums.ac.ir
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Introduction: Oral focal mucinosis (OFM) is the soft tissue counterpart of cutaneous fo-cal mucinosis (CFM) and is often misdiagnosed as an oral myxoma. OFM occurs during the fourth and fifth decades of life, predominantly in women (two females per male).
Case Report: A 22-year-old lactating female presented with a growing painless, sessile tumor with pale pink color and a lobulated surface with ulcers at the depths of interlobular fissures in the premolar-molar area of the left mandibular alveolar ridge, dating back one year. The tumor was completely excised. No recurrence was observed during the follow-ups over the next three years.
Conclusion: The current case appears to be the only one with an OFM reported during the breastfeeding period; therefore, the role of hormonal factors in the pathogenesis of the lesion should be taken into consideration.
Keywords: Key Words: Oral Focal Mucinosis, Mucous Membrane, Mucinoses, Gingival Over-growth, Hyaluronic Acid
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: Oral Medicine
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Agha-Hosseini F, Sadrzadeh-Afshar M. Oral Focal Mucinosis: A Case Report and Literature Review. J Islam Dent Assoc Iran. 2018; 30 (2) :82-89
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