Orofacial presentations of sarcoidosis – a case series and review of the literature

Poate, T.W., Sharma, R., Moutasim, Karwan A., Escudier, M.P. and Warnakulasuriya, S. (2008) Orofacial presentations of sarcoidosis – a case series and review of the literature. British Dental Journal, 205, (8), 437-442. (doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.2008.892). (PMID:18953304).


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Sarcoidosis is a multi-system disease of unknown aetiology characterised by the presence of non-caseating granulomas, the lungs and lymph nodes being the most affected sites. Orofacial manifestations of the condition are increasingly recognised, with several recent case reports where the initial presentation of the disease is in the region. Here, we report six cases of orofacial sarcoidosis which help to illustrate the wide spectrum of the condition

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.2008.892
ISSNs: 0007-0610 (print)
1476-5373 (electronic)
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
R Medicine > RF Otorhinolaryngology
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Cancer Sciences
ePrint ID: 168457
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
October 2008Published
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2010 08:34
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:30
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/168457

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