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Oral manifestations in patients diagnosed with psoriasis: A systematic review.

Spec Care Dentist 2022 Jun 17. Epub 2022 Jun 17.

Adjunct Professor at Bahiana - School of Medicine and Public Health, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.

Aims: To identify the main types of oral lesions associated with psoriasis.

Methods And Results: It was a systematic review, based on a search performed in the PubMed/Medline, and Scielo databases, and an associated manual search. Descriptors were selected from DeCs/MeSH and the PICOS strategy (population, intervention, comparison, outcomes, and study design) was applied. Read More

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Oral Lesions in Patients With Psoriasis: Prevalence and Association With Its Clinical and Epidemiological Characteristics.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2022 May 31;113(5):459-466. Epub 2022 Jan 31.

Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitari Sagrat Cor, Grupo Hospitalario Quirónsalud, Barcelona, España.

Background And Objective: Psoriasis is a multisystem disease associated with an increased prevalence of oral lesions. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of oral lesions in patients with psoriasis and examine associations with clinical and patient characteristics.

Material And Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study of patients with psoriasis and healthy controls seen between December 2019 and February 2020. Read More

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A Connexin Gene () Mutation in a Chinese Family With Erythrokeratodermia Variabilis, Ichthyosis and Nonsyndromic Hearing Loss: Case Report and Mutations Update.

Front Genet 2022 23;13:797124. Epub 2022 May 23.

State Key Laboratory of Complex Severe and Rare Diseases, Department of Dermatology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College, National Clinical Research Center for Dermatologic and Immunologic Diseases, Beijing, China.

Gap junctions formed by connexins are channels on cytoplasm functioning in ion recycling and homeostasis. Some members of connexin family including connexin 31 are significant components in human skin and cochlea. In clinic, mutations of connexin 31 have been revealed as the cause of a rare hereditary skin disease called erythrokeratodermia variabilis (EKV) and non-syndromic hearing loss (NSHL). Read More

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Variation in the Price of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Procedures.

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2022 Jun 7:1945998221104664. Epub 2022 Jun 7.

Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Health care costs can present a significant strain on patients with head and neck cancer. It remains unclear how much prices may vary among hospitals providing care and what factors lead to differences in prices of surgical procedures. A cross-sectional analysis of private payer-negotiated prices was performed for 10 commonly performed head and neck surgical oncology procedures. Read More

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A bacteriological survey of fresh minced beef on sale at retail outlets in Scotland in 2019: three food-borne pathogens, hygiene process indicators and phenotypic antimicrobial resistance.

J Food Prot 2022 Jun 2. Epub 2022 Jun 2.

SRUC: Scotland's Rural College Department of Veterinary and Animal Science North Faculty An Lochran Inverness Campus UNITED KINGDOM Inverness IV2 5NA +441463236579 +441463246060.

The health and economic burden of foodborne illness is high, with approximately 2.4 million cases occurring annually in the United Kingdom. A survey to understand the baseline microbial quality and prevalence of food-related hazards of fresh beef mince on retail sale could inform risk assessment, management and communication to ensure the safety of this commodity. Read More

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Geographic Stomatitis with Multiple Areas Involvement of Oral Cavity: A Case Report and Review of Literatures.

Galen Med J 2021 9;10:e2107. Epub 2021 Aug 9.

Oral Medicine Department, Faculty of Dentistry, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran.

Background: Geographic stomatitis is an uncommon migratory benign lesion of oral mucosa with unknown etiology. It can affect all the areas of the oral mucosa, but the dorsum and lateral borders of the tongue are the most commonly involved areas called geographic tongue. The clinical appearance of this condition is the oval or circular erythematous areas with irregular elevated keratotic borders. Read More

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Tongue Lesions as an Oral Diagnostic Challenge for a Primary Care Physician- A Clinical Case series.

Praveena Raman

J Family Med Prim Care 2022 Apr 18;11(4):1573-1579. Epub 2022 Mar 18.

Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Sathyabama Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Tongue acts as a mirror of our body. Diagnosis of tongue lesions is challenging to primary physicians as they might be the first sign or may be a part of underlying systemic diseases. Knowledge on the lesions of tongue is necessary for oral and overall health planning and education. Read More

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A case of migratory stomatitis in a young male patient: Management and differential diagnosis.

J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2022 Feb 28;26(Suppl 1):S17-S21. Epub 2022 Feb 28.

Department of Stomatology, School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo (USP), Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Migratory stomatitis (MS) is an uncommon inflammatory condition with unclarified etiology, which despite its benign nature, may raise concerns for patients and diagnostic difficulties for professionals. This case report aims to describe the clinical features of a patient who presented with MS in conjunction with benign migratory glossitis (BMG), and its diagnostic process and management. The patient, a 25-year-old man, sought diagnosis of an oral condition, with cyclic behavior, which had been causing him great discomfort for a year. Read More

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February 2022

Common Oral Lesions.

Am Fam Physician 2022 04;105(4):369-376

Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine, Charleston, SC, USA.

Familiarity with common oral conditions allows clinicians to observe and treat patients in the primary care setting or refer to a dentist, oral surgeon, otolaryngologist, or other specialist. Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (canker sores) is the most common ulcerative condition of the oral cavity. Recurrent herpes simplex labialis and stomatitis also commonly cause oral ulcers. Read More

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Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Frequency in Young Patients from Referral Centers Around the World.

Head Neck Pathol 2022 Mar 22. Epub 2022 Mar 22.

Department of Oral Surgery and Pathology, School of Dentistry, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Av. Antônio Carlos, 6627, Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil.

Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) commonly affects older patients; however, several studies have documented an increase in its incidence among younger patients. Therefore, it is important to investigate if this trend is also found in different geographic regions. The pathology files of diagnostic and therapeutic institutions from different parts of the globe were searched for OSCC cases diagnosed from 1998 to 2018. Read More

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Global burden of oropharyngeal cancer attributable to human papillomavirus by anatomical subsite and geographic region.

Cancer Epidemiol 2022 Jun 15;78:102140. Epub 2022 Mar 15.

School of Public Health (Shenzhen), Sun Yat-sen University, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China; Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Electronic address:

Background: Oropharynx is the anatomical site with the highest human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in head and neck. Many studies on HPV prevalence and p16 positivity in oropharyngeal cancer have been published in recent years. We aimed to update the global burden estimates of oropharyngeal cancer attributable to HPV with the latest data and estimate global burden of tonsillar cancer and base of tongue cancer attributable to HPV by region and country. Read More

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Nodular migratory tongue lesions: Atypical geographic tongue or a new entity?

Oral Dis 2022 Feb 17. Epub 2022 Feb 17.

Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche Chirurgiche e Odontoiatriche, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy.

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February 2022

Temporal trends of women with oral cavity, base of tongue and lip cancers in Brazil: An ecological study covering mortality data from 1980 to 2018.

Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2022 Feb 14. Epub 2022 Feb 14.

Diagnostic Center for Oral Diseases, School of Dentistry, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil.

Objectives: Obtaining robust evidence about the local mortality levels, trends and impact of oral cavity/base of tongue cancers and lip cancer, especially for women, is imperative in the fight against cancer. This descriptive retrospective ecological time-series study explored trends in oral cavity/base of tongue cancers and lip cancer mortality rates for women in Brazil from 1980 to 2018, by geographic region and anatomical location.

Methods: The crude and age-adjusted annual mortality rates were obtained by sex, anatomical location and macro-regions of Brazil. Read More

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February 2022

New Lyme Disease Guidelines for Erythema Migrans Lesions Miss the Mark.

Am J Med 2022 02;135(2):e55

President, Partnership for Tick-borne Diseases Education, Wyoming, Minn. Electronic address:

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February 2022

COVID Tongue: Suggestive hypothesis or clinical reality?

Oral Dis 2022 Jan 21. Epub 2022 Jan 21.

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy.

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January 2022

Diversity of Oral Microbiome of Women From Urban and Rural Areas of Indonesia: A Pilot Study.

Front Oral Health 2021 29;2:738306. Epub 2021 Nov 29.

Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Indonesia, Central Jakarta, Indonesia.

The studies on the influence of geographical and socio-economic factors on the oral microbiome remain underrepresented. The Indonesia basic health research (RISKESDAS) 2018, showed an increasing trend in non-communicable diseases compared with the previous report in 2013. The prevalence of diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and obesity are reported to be higher in urban areas than in rural areas. Read More

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November 2021

Association of Human Papilloma Virus in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma: An Alarming Need for Human Papillomavirus 16 Screening in Cancer Patients.

J Pharm Bioallied Sci 2021 Nov 10;13(Suppl 2):S1224-S1227. Epub 2021 Nov 10.

Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Sri Ramachandra Faculty of Dental Sciences, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, India.

Background: The percentage of cancers of the tongue and palatine tonsils has continued to increase by 2%-4% among younger men. This increased prevalence of a subsection of oropharyngeal carcinoma can be associated with human papillomavirus (HPV). Among the head-and-neck cancers, a strong association with HPV infection is evident with oropharyngeal cancers, particularly tonsillar and basal tongue cancers. Read More

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November 2021

Persistent Anti- IgM Antibodies without Lyme Borreliosis in the Clinical and Immunological Context.

Microbiol Spectr 2021 12 22;9(3):e0102021. Epub 2021 Dec 22.

Institute for Hygiene and Applied Immunology, Center for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Medical University of Viennagrid.22937.3d, Vienna, Austria.

The aim of the study was to investigate the etiology of persistent IgM antibodies against Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (sl) and to analyze their association with nonspecific symptoms. The study group comprised individuals with persistent IgM antibodies in the absence of IgG. The relation between ELISA values and time elapsed since past erythema migrans (EM) was analyzed. Read More

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December 2021

Applicability of the Geographic Tongue Area and Severity Index among Healthcare Professionals: A Cross-Sectional Clinical Validation of a Newly Developed Geographic Tongue Scoring System.

J Clin Med 2021 Nov 24;10(23). Epub 2021 Nov 24.

Department of Conservative Dentistry with Endodontics, Medical University of Silesia, 40-055 Katowice, Poland.

Geographic tongue (GT) is a chronic condition of unknown aetiology, with no defined parameters to establish the protocol for evidence-based management. Validation of a newly developed and proposed clinical index to assess the severity of GT could assist in its diagnosis, especially in cases associated with systemic dermatological diseases in the form of psoriasis.

Objective: To verify the applicability of the geographic tongue area and severity index (GTASI). Read More

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November 2021

Oral Findings in Patients With COVID-19.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2021 Nov 26. Epub 2021 Nov 26.

Servicio de Cirugía Bucal y Maxilofacial, Hospital General del Este Dr. Domingo Luciani, Caracas, Venezuela.

The aim of this study was to describe oral lesions in a group of patients with COVID-19. We recruited 55 patients, 25 women (45.5%) and 30 men (54. Read More

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November 2021

COVID-19 and Its Repercussions on Oral Health: A Review.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2021 Nov 1;57(11). Epub 2021 Nov 1.

Department of Implant Supported Restorations, "Victor Babeș" University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, 2 Eftimie Murgu Sq., 300041 Timisoara, Romania.

In 2019, a new type of coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, the causing agent of COVID-19, was first detected in Wuhan, China. On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization declared a pandemic. The manifestations of COVID-19 are mostly age-dependent and potentially more severe in cases with involved co-morbidities. Read More

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November 2021

Naturopathic Approach to Functional Dyspepsia: A Case Report.

Integr Med (Encinitas) 2021 Oct;20(5):32-36

National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) Health Centers, Portland, Oregon.

Functional dyspepsia is a common presenting concern that includes symptoms such as gastrointestinal reflux, postprandial bloating, and abdominal pain. Aside from mainstay conventional therapies such as proton pump inhibitors and antacid tablets that seek to manage symptoms, naturopathic therapies can similarly offer symptom relief and simultaneously address factors underlying functional digestive disturbances. In this case, a 25-year-old female and first year graduate student presented with abdominal bloating, epigastric pain, flatulence, eructations, reflux, and straining with stool. Read More

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October 2021

An Observational Study of Mucocutaneous Manifestations among SARS-CoV-2 Patients from Three COVID-19 Dedicated Tertiary Care Centers.

Indian Dermatol Online J 2021 Sep-Oct;12(5):687-695. Epub 2021 Sep 10.

Department of General Medicine, Government Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan, India.

Introduction: Ever since the outbreak of COVID-19, the respiratory system has been the chief focus of researches, however, understanding the impact of this disease on the integumentary system is just as essential.

Objectives: We aimed at collecting data on any cutaneous manifestation arising in patients with active and recovering COVID-19 infection, or a direct consequence of the infection's treatment, and correlating these findings with systemic disease severity and duration.

Materials And Methods: A prospective observational study was conducted in three tertiary care centers from Rajasthan, India, to acquire data of laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 presenting with any mucocutaneous manifestation. Read More

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September 2021

Oral manifestations among COVID-19: An observational study of 713 patients.

Dent Res J (Isfahan) 2021 18;18:67. Epub 2021 Aug 18.

Department of Dentistry, M A Rangoonwala College of Dental Science and Research Centre, Pune, Maharashtra, India.

Background: COVID-19 outbreak in 2019 took the entire world by a storm with the medical fraternity struggling to understand and comprehend its complex nature. A number of patients who are COVID positive have reported oral lesions. However, there is still a lingering question, whether these lesions are because of coronavirus infection or they are secondary to the patient's systemic condition. Read More

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[Oral Findings in Patients With COVID-19].

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2022 Feb 16;113(2):183-186. Epub 2021 Sep 16.

Servicio de Cirugía Bucal y Maxilofacial, Hospital General del Este Dr. Domingo Luciani, Caracas, Venezuela.

The aim of this study was to describe oral lesions in a group of patients with COVID-19. We recruited 55 patients, 25 women (45.5%) and 30 men (54. Read More

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February 2022

Geographic tongue.

CMAJ 2021 09;193(36):E1424

Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery (Prasanth, Singh), Andaman and Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Sciences, Port Blair, India

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September 2021

Cerebriform Tongue.

J Pharm Bioallied Sci 2021 Jun 5;13(Suppl 1):S868-S870. Epub 2021 Jun 5.

Krishna Dental Clinic, Erode, Tamil Nadu, India.

Cerebriform tongue (CT) is diagnosed to be a benign clinical condition that is characterized by grooves on the dorsal surface of the tongue and referred with other terminologies such as the scrotal tongue, grooved tongue, lingua fissurata, and lingua plicata which can be chronic trauma, vitamin deficiencies, and probably not a developmental malformation. The incidence of this condition was predominant among males and found to be higher with increasing age. It is very rarely observed in children. Read More

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Factors associated with complex oral treatment device usage in patients with head and neck cancer.

Clin Transl Radiat Oncol 2021 Sep 8;30:78-83. Epub 2021 Aug 8.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, United States.

Purpose: The objective was to identify clinical and epidemiological factors associated with utilization of a complex oral treatment device (COTD), which may decrease toxicity in patients undergoing radiation therapy for head and neck cancer (HNC).

Materials And Methods: We retrospectively reviewed data from 1992 to 2013 in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare databases to analyze COTD usage during intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for patients diagnosed with cancer of the tongue, floor of mouth, nasopharynx, tonsil, or oropharynx. Patients with a radiation simulation and complex treatment device code within 4 weeks before the first IMRT claim were identified as meeting COTD usage criteria. Read More

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September 2021

Bevacizumab-Induced Geographic Tongue.

Dermatol Pract Concept 2021 Jul 8;11(3):e2021043. Epub 2021 Jul 8.

Dermatology Service. Severo Ochoa University Hospital, Leganés, Madrid.

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Sudden onset of olfactory and gustatory dysfunctions in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is momentous marker.

Tzu Chi Med J 2021 Jul-Sep;33(3):233-237. Epub 2021 Jan 21.

Department of General Surgery, Care Multispecialty Hospital, Vadodara, Gujarat, India.

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) presenting as global pandemic left no boundaries untouched worldwide. There are conglomerates of clinical and pathological presentation depending on population and geographic distribution. However amidst of such variable presentations, the sudden onset of olfactory and gustatory dysfunctions, if present, remains the most consistent and reliable symptoms of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS CoV-2) infection. Read More

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January 2021