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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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CARDENTEY GARCIA, Juan  and  GONZALEZ GARCIA, Xiomara. Prosthesis stomatitis characterization in adults bigger in the Ormani Arenado Llonch Dentistry Clinic. AMC [online]. 2017, vol.21, n.5, pp.602-611. ISSN 1025-0255.

Background: prosthesis stomatitis in elderly adults represents an inflammatory pathology of the buccal cavity that can degenerate in a hyperplasic lesion if it is not treated in time. Objective: to characterize the behavior of the prosthesis stomatitis in elderly adults. Methods: an observational, descriptive and cross-sectional study was conducted in assisted in the Dentistry Clinic Ormani Arenado Llonch, Pinar del Rio, during the first trimester of 2017. The universe was composed of 663 elderly adults of both sexes that attended within the period of research, while the sample was constituted by 83 patients of both selected sexes in a non probabilistic way that presented prosthesis stomatitis. Age, sex, time of prosthesis use, classification of the lesion, prosthesis type and habit of prosthesis use were studied, taking into consideration medical ethics. Results: the presence of prosthesis stomatitis prevailed in elderly adults among 60 to 69 years; prevailing masculine sex and the lesion degree II in those patients in advance constructive prosthesis time among 5 to 9 years. The time of continuous use and the type of total prosthesis were significant in the study. Conclusions: elderly adults with prosthesis stomatitis from Dentistry Clinic Ormani Arenado Llonch were characterized. They were males, between 60 and 69 years of age, with lesion degree II and constructive prosthesis time among 5 to 9 years, continuous use of the same one and type of total prosthesis.


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