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Oral Pathology

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Basel Cell Carcinoma
Most common form of skin cancer
Aphthous Ulcer
Also known as a canker sore, is a type of oral ulcer, which presents as a painful open sore inside the mouth or upper throat (including the uvula) caused by a break in the mucous membrane.
Fibroma
Benign tumor of fibrous, connective tissue.
Erythroplakia
Clinical term used to describe a red patch (that is not inflammation) on the oral mucosa?
Thrush
Fungal infection of the mouth or throat
Etiology
The cause of a disease
Glossitis
Inflammation of the tongue.
Ulcer
An open sore on the skin or mucous membrane that can bleed and scar and is sometimes accompanied by infection
Neoplasm
New growth (tumor); benign or malignant tumor.
Oral Pathologist
Dentist specializing in the study of oral diseases