Oral Focal Mucinosis: Clinical Case Presentation With a Focus on Esthetic and Functional Surgical Resolution

@inproceedings{Bosco2014OralFM,
  title={Oral Focal Mucinosis: Clinical Case Presentation With a Focus on Esthetic and Functional Surgical Resolution},
  author={Alvaro Francisco Bosco and Valmir Campos Macarini and Juliano Milanezi de Almeida and Let{\'i}cia Helena Theodoro and Vivian Cristina Noronha Novaes and Erivan Clementino Gualberto J{\'u}nior and Marcelo Macedo Crivelini and Victor Fabrizio Cabrera Pazmi{\~n}o and Valdir Garcia},
  year={2014}
}
Introduction: When planning excisional surgery, alterations in the oral mucosa, particularly in esthetically important areas, represent a challenge. For cases involving an exophytic lesion with a vegetative tumoral aspect, a clinician may prioritize obtaining a definitive diagnosis by histopathologic and histochemical examinations over the preservation of esthetics or maintenance of the involved tooth.Case Presentation: A painless, hard lesion with normal coloration was present in the maxillary… CONTINUE READING