Oral Lichenoid Lesion in a Child

*, Dr. Suprabha B. S. and *, Dr. Sumanth K.N (2009) Oral Lichenoid Lesion in a Child. Kerala Dental Journal , 32 (2). pp. 94-96.

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Hyper sensitivity to amalgam has been reported in some individuals due to mercury released either by corrosion or electrochemical reaction which clinically presents as oral lichenoid reactions. Such lesions have been reported more commonly in elderly individuals. The article describes a case of oral lichenoid reaction in a 12 year adolescent. The probable causes, diagnosis and treatment of such lesions are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Case Report
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Oral Medicine and Radiology
Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Pedodontics
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2012 05:58
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2012 05:58
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/1842

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