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Fordyce's Granules

Fordyce’s Granules

In this post we shall discuss about Fordyce’s Granules. Developmental anomaly characterized by heterotrophic collection of sebaceous glands at various sites in oral cavity. Pathogenesis Of Fordyce’s Granules The occurrence of sebaceous gland in the mouth may result from inclusion in the oral cavity of ectoderm having some of the potentialities of skin in the …

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Ellis and Davey Classification (1970)

In this post we shall learn about the most commonly used tooth fracture classification i.e. Ellis and Davey Classification. Tooth fractures can occur due to various reasons like trauma, decay, or weak tooth structure. Ellis and Davey in 1970 proposed a classification system for tooth fractures based on the extent of damage to the tooth …

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Infections caused by Staphylococcus Aureus

In this post we shall discuss some of the common infections caused by Staphylococcus Aureus. Toxic shock syndrome Toxic shock syndrome is a fatal multi system disease caused by S. Aureus strains. It usually presents as fever, myalgia, diarrhea, rash, hypotension. It is associated with infections of sequestrated or mucosal sites by Toxic Shock Syndrome …

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In this post we shall discuss about Keloid formation and treatment Keloid is a defect in maturation and stabilization of collagen fibrils as normal collagen bundles are absent It is common in females Mostly seen in black people Genetically predisposed and very rare in Caucasians Keloid grows even after 6 months. It extends into adjacent …

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