Review article: orofacial granulomatosis

@article{Leo2004ReviewAO,
  title={Review article: orofacial granulomatosis},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Domingos Barbosa Carneiro Le{\~a}o and Tim A Hodgson and Crispian M Scully and S R Porter},
  journal={Alimentary Pharmacology \& Therapeutics},
  year={2004},
  volume={20}
}
Orofacial granulomatosis is an uncommon clinicopathological entity describing patients who have oral lesions characterized by persistent and/or recurrent labial enlargement, oral ulcers and a variety of other orofacial features, who on lesional biopsy have lymphoedema and non‐caseating granulomas. The aetiology of oral lesions with non‐caseating granulomas includes oral Crohn's disease (some patients with oral lesions will develop typical bowel symptoms of Crohn's disease in ensuing months to… Expand
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