Reviewer: Charu Thakral, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 June 2013, last major update March 2013
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- Associated with Addison’s disease, fibrous dysplasia of bone (Albright’s syndrome), hemochromatosis, Peutz-Jegher syndrome
- Oral mucosal pigmented lesions are divided into 2 groups:
- Melanin associated lesions - racial pigmentation, syndrome-associated, melanotic macules, melanocytic nevi, melanoma
- Non-melanin associated lesions - blood-related pigmentations, metallic pigmentation
Clinical / micro images
End of Oral cavity > Dermatologic conditions > Melanotic pigmentation
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