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Yellowish Conditions of oral cavity

Fordyce’s granules Fibrin clot Superficial abscess Superficial nodules of tonsillar tissue Yellow hairy tongue Acute lymphnodular pharyngitis Lipoma Lymphoepithelial cyst Epidermoid and dermoid cyst Pyostomatitis vegetans Jaundice or icterus Lipoid proteinosis Carotenemia In 1896, Fordyce described whitish spots on the vermilion border of the lips, oral mucosa and, rarely, genital …

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CEPHELEXIN:(cephalosporin 1ST generation)     TRADE NAMES:             CEPHACILIN             ALCEPHIN              KEFLEX              CEFLEX INDICATIONS:       Typhoid fever.       Urinary tract infections.       Otitis media       Respiratory tract infections.       Dental infections.       Hospital acquired infections.   Amitriptyline: (Anti-Depressant) TRADE NAMES:       AMITONE       AMITRIP        MAXITRIP        TRIPTRIC INDICATIONS: …

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Systemic manifestations of jaw bones

1.HEREDITARY AND CONGENITAL DISEASES: Osteogenesis imperfecta Infantile cortical hyperostosis/ caffey disease Cleidocranial dysplasia Craniofacial dysostosis / crouzon syndrome Mandibulofacial dysostosis Pierre-Robin syndromeMarfan’s syndrome Down’s syndrome Osteopetrosis Achondroplasis Generalised cortical hyperostosis Massive osteolysis   MEDULLARY BONE ORIGIN Active juvenile ossifying fibroma Cherubism Fibrous dysplasia Giant cell tumour Aneurismal bone cyst Hyper …

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systemic diseases manifested in jaws

Bone is a complex organ consisting of dense outer cortex covered by periosteum. Inner medullary portion consists of-marrow spaces, red or yellow bone marrow. Inner surface of cortex is lined by endosteum Osteoblasts and osteoclasts are cells which regulate the bone . Osseous,endocrine, GIT, nutritional, haemopoietic  systems are normally maintains …

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specific bacterial infections

Tb Diphtheria Leprosy Syphilis Gonorrhea Noma Tetanus Scarlet Fever Cat Scratch Disease Actinomycosis Botryomycosis Melioidosis Granuloma Inguinale Rhinoscleroma Pyogenic Granuloma Tularemia Pyostomatitis Vegetans   well know phrase The more the things change, the more they remain same This applies to tb which is a wide spread infectious disease seen from …

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soft tissue calcifications and ossifications

Dystrophic calcification General dystrophic calcification of the oral region Calcified lymphnodes Dystrophic calcification in the tonsils Cysticercosis Arterial calcification –Arteriosclerosis                                           Calcified atherosclerotic plaque Idiopathic calcification: Sailolith Phlebolith Laryngeal cartilage calcification Rhinolith /anthrolith     Dystrophic calcification occurs in lymphnodes that have been chronically inflamed because of various diseases. Tuberculosis(scrofula …

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