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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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NAPOLES GONZALEZ, Isidro de Jesús; DIAZ GOMEZ, Silvia María; PUIG CAPOTE, Elizabeth  y  CASANOVA RIVERO, Yanet. Prevalence of subprosthesis stomatitis. AMC [online]. 2009, vol.13, n.1. ISSN 1025-0255.

Background: The subprosthesis stomatitis is characterized by an erythematous lesion where it is always present inflammation. Objective: To determine the prevalence of subprosthesis stomatitis in «Las Margaritas» clinic. Method: An observational, descriptive, longitudinal and prospective study in the sector No.2 belonging to «Las Margaritas» clinic of Carirubana municipality, Falcon state, Venezuela, was carried out from January 2006 to August 2007. The universe of the study was constituted by 340 patients wearing prosthesis and the sample by 112 individuals who were diagnosed the affection. Results: The female sex was the most affected and it was more showed up in the age group from 45 to 54 years, followed by the one from 35 to 44 years.It was found that the lesion degree that prevailed was the grade II, mainly in the patients with a prosthesis period of use from six to ten years, followed by 20 sick persons that took from one to five years. Conclusions: Of those affected 91 of them slept with the prosthesis and the grade II prevailed.

Palabras clave : Supprosthetic stomatitis; prevalence.

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