Oral focal mucinosis of the hard palate and gingiva

Oral focal mucinosis (OFM) is an uncommon, asymptomatic, submucosal, slow-growing nodule representing a counterpart of the cutaneous focal mucinosis (CFM). OFM has a female predilection with the highest prevalence in the fifth decade of life. About 68% of OFMs occur in the gingiva and 14% in the pa...

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Main Authors: Priscila Lie Tobouti, Fernando Kendi Horikawa, Bruno Fernandes Matuck, Suzana Cantanhede Orsini Machado de Sousa, Fábio Abreu Alves
Format: Article
Published: University of São Paulo 2018-11-01
Series:Autopsy and Case Reports
Online Access:http://www.revistas.usp.br/autopsy/article/view/151737