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CASE REPORT

Tuberculosis of Oral Mucosa Mimicking Malignancy: A Case Report

RC Pramod, K V Suresh, L A Sunil, K P Mohan Kumar

Citation Information : Pramod R, Suresh KV, Sunil LA, Mohan Kumar KP. Tuberculosis of Oral Mucosa Mimicking Malignancy: A Case Report. CODS J Dent 2015; 7 (2):87-89.

DOI: 10.5005/cods-7-2-87

License: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-12-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Tuberculosis (TB) is an epidemic infectious disease that seldom takes an oral form. Because of the still increased incidence of TB in our country, in the differential diagnosis of chronic oral ulcerations, tuberculosis should always be considered. Oral TB is frequently overlooked as a possible cause of oral ulceration. Therefore dentists should be aware of the possible occurrence of TB of the oral cavity.

How to cite this article: Pramod R C, Suresh K V, Sunil L A, Mohan Kumar K P. Tuberculosis of Oral Mucosa Mimicking Malignancy: A Case Report. CODS J Dent 2015;7: 87-89


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