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Vesiculobullous lesions of the oral cavity

Journal: International Archives of Integrated Medicine (IAIM) (Vol.3, No. 11)

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Page : 154-163

Keywords : Lichen planus; Herpes simplex; Pemphigus; Bullous pemphigoid; Erythema multiforme; Varicella; Herpangina; Steven-johnson syndrome.;

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Vesiculobullous lesions are a type of mucocutaneous disease that is characterized by vesicles and bullae or blisters. Both vesicles and bullae are fluid-filled lesions, and they are distinguished by size, vesicles being less than 5–10 mm and bulla being larger than 5–10 mm, In the case of vesiculobullous diseases which are also immune disorders the term immunobullous is sometimes used. This review will provide an overview of vesiculobullous lesions involving oral cavity, their characteristic features and recent developments in the diagnosis of these lesions.

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