Pigmented lesion of buccal mucosa

Manas Bajpai, Malay Kumar, Manish Kumar, Deshant Agarwal, David W. Eisele

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Abstract

Pigmented lesions are commonly found in themouth. Such lesions represent a variety of clinical entities, ranging fromphysiologic changes to manifestation of systemic illness and malignant neoplasm. Diagnosis of such lesions requires a proper case history, extraoral and intraoral examination, and, in some cases, biopsy, aspiration cytology, and laboratory investigations. Here we present a case of purple lesion on the buccal mucosa of a 34-year-old male patient which was provisionally diagnosed as mucocele but on the basis of histopathological picture it was finally diagnosed as angiofibroma, and we also discuss the clinical and histopathological differential diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number936142
JournalCase Reports in Medicine
Volume2014
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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