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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Primary tuberculosis of the oral cavity
Author: Ito, FA
Andrade, CR
Vargas, PA
Jorge, J
Lopes, MA
Abstract: Tuberculosis is one of the major causes of ill health and death worldwide. Nevertheless, tuberculous lesions of the oral cavity are rare and can be a diagnostic challenge, particularly in young immunocompetent patients. Most of the cases are secondary to pulmonary disease and the primary form is uncommon. In this paper, we present a case of primary oral tuberculosis, affecting the floor of mouth in a 13-year-old Brazilian male patient.
Subject: tuberculosis
infectious disease
oral lesion
Country: Dinamarca
Editor: Blackwell Munksgaard
Citation: Oral Diseases. Blackwell Munksgaard, v. 11, n. 1, n. 50, n. 53, 2005.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1111/j.1601-0825.2004.01055.x
Date Issue: 2005
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