A case of keratoacanthoma occured on the gingiva.


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  • 下顎臼歯部歯肉に発生したKeratoacanthomaの1例

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Keratoakanthoma is a benign lesion of epithelial hyperplasia originating from the surface epithelium. This lesion is frequently mistaken for squamous-cell carcinoma because of its similar clinical and microscopical appearances.<br>Intraoral lesions are quite uncommon, only three cases have been reported for the past 20 years in Japan. A case of K. A. occured on the mandibular gingiva in 7 year-old girl was presented.


  • Shika Hoshasen

    Shika Hoshasen 30 (1), 23-28, 1990

    Japanese Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology


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