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Eosinophilic ulcer of the oral mucosa: report of a case with multiple synchronous lesions.
Am J Dermatopathol ; 36(7): 594-6, 2014 Jul.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-24950420
ABSTRACT
Eosinophilic ulcer of the oral mucosa is considered to be a benign, reactive, and self-limiting lesion, with unclear pathogenesis, manifesting as a rapidly developing solitary ulcer. We report the case of a 52-year-old man who presented with 4 synchronous ulcerations of the tongue. Histopathological examination showed polymorphic inflammatory infiltrate, rich in eosinophils, involving the superficial mucosa and the deeper muscle layer. Immunohistochemical analysis revealed single CD30 cells scattered within an inflammatory infiltrate. All the lesions began to regress spontaneously within 1 week after biopsy. A 4-year follow-up showed no recurrence.
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Texto completo: Disponível Coleções: Bases de dados internacionais Base de dados: MEDLINE Assunto principal: Úlceras Orais / Eosinofilia Tipo de estudo: Relato de casos Limite: Humanos / Masculino / Meia-Idade Idioma: Inglês Revista: Am J Dermatopathol Ano de publicação: 2014 Tipo de documento: Artigo