Oral tuberculosis: a clinical evaluation of 42 cases.

  title={Oral tuberculosis: a clinical evaluation of 42 cases.},
  author={Michele Davido Mignogna and Lorenzo Lo Muzio and Gianfranco Favia and Elvira Ruoppo and Gilberto Sammartino and Claudia Zarrelli and Elisabetta Bucci},
  journal={Oral diseases},
  volume={6 1},
OBJECTIVES A retrospective review of a large series of oro-facial cases of tuberculosis to analyse clinical, histopathological, and radiological aspects, as well as those of chemotherapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 42 cases of tuberculosis of the oro-facial region were examined. Thirteen patients had a primary form and 29 a secondary form of the disease. Diagnosis was based on careful clinical examination, Mantoux reaction, histopathological examination, microbiological cultures and… CONTINUE READING


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