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Revista Cubana de Estomatología

versión impresa ISSN 0034-7507versión On-line ISSN 1561-297X

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DONOHUE CORNEJO, Alejandro et al. Distribution for gender and age of oral mucosal alterations in adult patients. Rev Cubana Estomatol [online]. 2007, vol.44, n.1. ISSN 0034-7507.

The aim of this study is to record prevalence of oral mucosal alterations in adult patients , who were attended in the clinics of the faculty of Odontology , National Autonomous University of México in México City. Clinical examination were made by specialists in Oral Pathology, this sample consisted in 1152 subjects reviewed in 9 months duration clinical trial; 754 patients were females (64.45%) and 398 males (34.55%) age range 18-84 yr. and a mean age of 39 yr ±15.12. We record 32 different diagnosis, 18 patients (1.6%) had any lesion. The more prevalent lesions were: White fricctional lesions 354 cases (30.72%), traumatic ulcer 132 (11.45%) and tissue growing as response to aparent cause 130 (11.28%). The more common condition were: Melanoplakia 694 cases (60.24%), Fordyce granules 634 (55.03%) and fissured tongue 428 (37.15%). Our findings are compared with data on the prevalence of intraoral lesions in different countries.

Palabras clave : Oral pathology; prevalence; lesions; intraoral,; oral conditions.

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