June 2006: Diffuse white wrinkled lesion buccal mucosa and vestibule
Dolphine Oda, BDS, MSc
Dr. Knute J. Hernas
Case Summary and Diagnostic Information
This is a 46-year-old male who presented with a lesion on the right buccal mucosa, from the linea alba through the buccal vestibule to the area of teeth #s 30 and 31. The buccal mucosa appeared white and wrinkled from the mesial of tooth #29 to the distal of tooth #31 (Figure 1A). The lesion was first noticed by the patient’s general dentist in 1999, at which time it was white, wrinkled, soft, non-fixed and non-tender. At both presentations, there were no palpable masses, and head and neck examination was otherwise within normal limits.
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