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Current updates on dental perspectives of leprosy - Revisited.

Authors
  • Bommanavar, Sushma1
  • Hosmani, Jagadish2
  • Khan, Samar3
  • Bhandi, Shilpa4
  • Patil, Shankargouda5
  • Alamir, Abdul Wahab H6
  • Sarode, Sachin6
  • Awan, Kamran Habib7
  • 1 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, School of Dental Sciences, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, "deemed to be university", Karad, Maharashtra, India. , (India)
  • 2 Oral Pathology Section, Department of Diagnostic Dental Sciences, College of Dentistry, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address: [email protected] , (Saudi Arabia)
  • 3 Department of Maxillofacial Surgery and Diagnostic Sciences, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, College of Dentistry, Jazan University, Jazan, Saudi Arabia. , (Saudi Arabia)
  • 4 Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, College of Dentistry, Jazan University, Jazan, Saudi Arabia. , (Saudi Arabia)
  • 5 Department of Maxillofacial Surgery and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, Jazan University, Jazan, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address: [email protected] , (Saudi Arabia)
  • 6 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra, India. , (India)
  • 7 College of Dental Medicine, Roseman University of Health Sciences, South Jordan, Utah, United States. , (Jordan)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Disease-a-month : DM
Publication Date
Dec 05, 2019
Pages
100918–100918
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.disamonth.2019.100918
PMID: 31813526
Source
Medline
Keywords
Language
English
License
Unknown

Abstract

The present review summarizes the current updates on dental perspectives on leprosy and the affording factors that are responsible for the prevalence of caries and periodontal diseases in leprosy. It also highlights immunopathological phenomena and reactional episodes of leprosy that occur due to daedal interactions between the perio-odontopathic bacteria and M. leprae. In addition, a brief introduction, historiography, classification and clinicopathological aspects are also been covered. Copyright © 2019. Published by Elsevier Inc.

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