Oral cavity

Author: Patricia DeVilliers, DDS, MS (see Authors page)

Revised: 16 April 2018, last major update July 2012

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PubMed Search: Tuberculosis[TI] oral cavity[TIAB]

Cite this page: DeVilliers, P. Tuberculosis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavityTB.html. Accessed October 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Rare; painful ulcer of tongue or buccal mucosal lesion
  • Associated with advanced pulmonary disease
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Caseating granulomas