Tuberculosis of gingiva

Samanta Ray, D.K. (1980) Tuberculosis of gingiva. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 27 (3). 122.

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A case of Tuberculosis of gingiva affecting a girl aged 18 without any pulmonary lesion is reported. The diagnosis was based on positive biopsy report and hyper reactive tuberculin test. The literature on tuberculosis of oral mucosa reveals such presentation to be extremely rare.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuberculosis, Gingiva, Tuberculin Test, Girl, Biopsy, Oral Mucosa, Case Report
Subjects:Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Biopsy
Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures > Skin Tests > Tuberculin Test
Stomatognathic System > Mouth
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Stomatognathic Diseases > Mouth Diseases > Tuberculosis, Oral
Persons > Age Groups > Adolescent
ID Code:2148
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:28 May 2007

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