Tag Archives: Vesicular Ulcerative Conditions

The Dentist’s Guide: Oral Pathology of Vesicular Ulcerative Conditions

 

Explore a variety of vesicular ulcerative conditions of the oral cavity including common conditions such as Herpes, Syphilis,  Aphthous Stomatitis, and Squamous Cell Carcinomas, and rare oral diseases such as Pemphigus Vulgaris, Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid, deep fungal infections, and the EM-TEN spectrum.
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radiograph of squamous cell carcinoma picture involving the gingiva

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Pictures of the Oral Cavity

 

In our previous two articles, Oral pathology of Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, and Oral Pathology of Oral Pharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma and HPV, we looked at histological images, discussed biological profiles, trends, survival rates, and treatments. In this article we will provide additional clinical pictures of Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Continue reading Squamous Cell Carcinoma Pictures of the Oral Cavity

hpv positive oral cavity sqaumous cell carcinoma picture

Oral Pathology of Oral Pharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma and HPV

OPSCC in HPV Positive vs. HPV Negative Patients

You have oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma that is still related to smoking and drinking. Because there is less male smoking and more female smoking it is evening out the incidence of squamous cell carcinoma in the oral cavity and remaining stable over time.

However, for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma which is HPV related, we’re seeing an increase in males. It is usually younger than 40 years and most often associated with the high risk HPV type 16 and 18. Continue reading Oral Pathology of Oral Pharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma and HPV

Oral Pathology of Secondary (Recurrent) Herpetic Eruptions

This can be understood as the migration of virus from ganglion to surface along the course of sensory nerves. Upon reaching the surface the herpes virus infects epithelial cells and reproduces.

Secondary or recurrent herpes is something that most of us are familiar with. HSV is pretty ubiquitous. Only 12% of patients will have the symptomatic primary infection. Once the infection happens, the virus doesn’t get cleared it just lays dormant in your trigeminal ganglion.   Continue reading Oral Pathology of Secondary (Recurrent) Herpetic Eruptions