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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 126-128

Discoid lupus erythematosus involving gingiva


Department of Periodontics, M. S. Ramaiah Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, India

Correspondence Address:
K Kranti
Department of Periodontics, M. S. Ramaiah Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore 560 054
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-124X.94621

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Desquamative gingival lesions are non-plaque induced inflammatory gingival lesions. It is a clinical description and not a diagnosis. These desquamative lesions represent oral manifestations of various dermatoses. Discoid lupus erythematosus is one of the rare dermatoses which show desquamative lesions as oral manifestations. This article presents a rare case report of discoid lupus erythematosus with oral lesions involving gingiva of a 66-year-old female patient.


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