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A bony overgrowth at the midline of the hard palate.
A benign tumor of fibrous connective tissue
-pigmented mucosa or gingiva (brown)
-usually seen in dark-skinned individuals
A bony growth seen along the lingual aspect of the mandible (also known as torus mandibularis).
small, isolated, white or yellow papules on oral mucosa
Deep grooves or fissures. Can be common and benign in the elderly
White hairy tongue
Caused by a removable coating of food debris or bacterial plaque. Otherwise, the following are some common causes -- a fungal infection referred to as oral thrush, leukoplakia, oral lichen planus, hairy leukoplakia, and linea alba.
On the tongue, areas of erythema surrounded by raised, white border
Allergic reaction of the skin that produces reddish, elevated patches (hives)
Black hairy tongue
Benign medical condition characterized by elongated filiform lingual papillae with typical carpet-like appearance of the dorsum of the tongue. Known predisposing factors include smoking, excessive coffee/black tea consumption, poor oral hygiene, trigeminal neuralgia, general debilitation, xerostomia, and medication use.
Erythema, crusting and cracking in the commissural pits.
Frequently has a bacterial component
a solid swelling of clotted blood within the tissues.
Normal variation noted on the buccal mucosa
Informal name for the rampant tooth decay caused by heavy methamphetamine use
Loss of tooth structure in the cervical area due to repeated flexure caused by occlusal stresses
Keratotic changes of palatal mucosa
Is a diffuse white patch on the hard palate, usually caused by tobacco smoking
Polypoid capillary hemangioma that can ulcerate and bleed. Associated with trauma and pregnancy.
A degenerative condition of the tissue of the lips after years of exposure to ultraviolet (UV, mainly UVB) light, such as sunlight. It is a premalignant condition.
A condition where a calcified mass within a salivary gland, usually in the duct of the submandibular gland (also termed "Wharton's duct")
Large urticaria(hives) brought on by an allergic reaction.
Lace- like white pattern on the lip, buccal mucosa or tongue
White, cheesy, curdlike patch on buccal mucosa due to superficial fungal infection
Inflammation around the crown of a partially erupted tooth
The common wart is a benign growth caused by localized infection with one of the many types of HPV
Cold Sores, fever blisters, recurrent lesions of HSV on the lips?
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