Lujain Homeida

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Orofacial pain disorders can present as a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge for oral health care providers. Odontogenic and nonodontogenic sources of orofacial pain should be considered and cranial neuralgias may be included in the differential diagnosis. Synchronous presentation of multiple cranial neuralgias is a rare occurrence. We report a case of a(More)
Keratitis-ichthyosis-deafness (KID) syndrome is a rare form of ectodermal dysplasia with significant visual and auditory impairment. Pathogenesis involves a mutation in the GJB2 gene, which encodes connexin-26, a protein in the epithelial gap junctions thought to be involved in the differentiation of ectodermally derived tissues. Affected patients are also(More)
A middle-aged man complained of symptomatic oral lesions. Family history was positive for Fanconi anemia (FA). An intraoral examination revealed generalized erythroleukoplakia with focal ulcerations affecting the palate (Figure 1). Differential diagnosis included lichenoid lesions, dysplasia and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Previous biopsies demonstrated(More)
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