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CASE REPORT Table of Contents   
Year : 2006  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 91-3
Systemic lupus erythematosus


Department of Periodontitis, SIMATS, Chennai, India

Correspondence Address:
N D Jayakumar
Department of Periodontitis, SIMATS, Chennai
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-9290.29883

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Desquamative gingival lesions are non-plaque induced inflammatory gingival lesions. It is a clinical description and not a diagnosis. These desquamative lesions represent oral manifestations of various dermatoses. Systemic lupus erythematous (SLE), one of the rare dermatoses shows desquamative lesions as the oral manifestation. We here with report a case of SLE with oral lesions involving gingiva of a 36 year old female patient. The clinical presentation, histological features, and investigatory findings are discussed.


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