Study of Oral Lesions In Patients Visiting A Dermatology Our Patient Department: A Cross Sectional Study In Tertiary Care & Teaching Hospital, Ahmednagar
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Oral Lesions
Mucosal lesion
Mucocutaneous diseases

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Vikhe, D. S. R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ., Indurkar, D. V. A., Rafaliya, D. N. J., & Gosavi, D. R. M. (2016). Study of Oral Lesions In Patients Visiting A Dermatology Our Patient Department: A Cross Sectional Study In Tertiary Care & Teaching Hospital, Ahmednagar. VIMS Health Science Journal , 3(2), 41-46. Retrieved from


Background: The oral cavity being readily accessible and visible part of the body opens a door for health care professionals regarding many systemic diseases and general health status. The oral lesions in dermatological diseases may be the early aspects of the disease manifestation or the most significant clinical appearance or the only sign/ and or symptom of such dermatological diseases and occasionally lesions occur simultaneously in the skin as well as mucous membrane. Aims: it is clinic-epidemiological study attempts to assess the aetiology of the oral manifestations and emphasizing the aspects referring to the location in patients of Ahmednagar, Maharashtra state, India. Materials & Methods: an observational cross-sectional hospital based study carried out on 100 patients who attended or referred to out patient. Department of dermatology for various oral lesions over a period of one year. Patients were subjected for clinical examination, after obtained detailed history and if needed diagnostic procedures were performed to confirm the clinical diagnosis. Results: In the present study only oral lesion were seen in 61% of patient which includes various infection (29.50%), Neoplasms (16.39%), Aphthous stomatitis (14.75%), Lichen planus (9.83%), Allergic stomatitis (8.19%), Drug reactions such as cheilitis, Perioral dermatitis & Bullous FDE together comprises ( 8.19%). Reaction patterns (8.55%) and LEOPARD syndrome (1.63%) and 39%, patient had mucocutaneous involvement which includes vesicobullous disorders (33.33%), Genodermatoses (15.38%), Reaction patterns (12.82%), Systemic disorders (12.82%), Drug reaction such as Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis/ Stevens Jhonson Syndrome/ Erythema Multiforme together comprises (12.82%), Lichen planus (5.12%), Infection (5.12%) & Addisonian pigmentation (2.56%).

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