Indian Journal of Dental Research

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2006  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 91--3

Systemic lupus erythematosus


ND Jayakumar, R Jaiganesh, O Padmalatha, V Sheeja 
 Department of Periodontitis, SIMATS, Chennai, India

Correspondence Address:
N D Jayakumar
Department of Periodontitis, SIMATS, Chennai
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Jayakumar N D, Jaiganesh R, Padmalatha O, Sheeja V. Systemic lupus erythematosus.Indian J Dent Res 2006;17:91-3


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Jayakumar N D, Jaiganesh R, Padmalatha O, Sheeja V. Systemic lupus erythematosus. Indian J Dent Res [serial online] 2006 [cited 2020 Sep 27 ];17:91-3
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