Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 630--634

Oral mucous membrane pemphigoid – Two case reports with varied clinical presentation


Sreedevi Dharman, Arvind Muthukrishnan 
 Departments of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Sreedevi Dharman
Departments of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Poonamallee High Road, Vellappanchavadi, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu
India

Mucous membrane pemphigoid (MMP) is a heterogeneous group of autoimmune chronic inflammatory, subepithelial blistering disorder, predominantly involving the mucous membranes. It has a female predilection and commonly occurring after the fifth decade of life. The oral mucosa is affected in more than 90% of cases. Dentists could be the first health personnel to identify and diagnose this rare mucocutaneous lesion. Two unique cases of oral MMP with varied clinical presentation, the diagnostic modality, treatment and follow-up are presented.


How to cite this article:
Dharman S, Muthukrishnan A. Oral mucous membrane pemphigoid – Two case reports with varied clinical presentation.J Indian Soc Periodontol 2016;20:630-634


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Dharman S, Muthukrishnan A. Oral mucous membrane pemphigoid – Two case reports with varied clinical presentation. J Indian Soc Periodontol [serial online] 2016 [cited 2021 Sep 19 ];20:630-634
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