Oral cavity
Inflammatory (noninfectious) lesions
Sarcoidosis

Author: Charu Thakral, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 17 April 2018, last major update March 2013

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PubMed Search: Sarcoidosis[TI] oral cavity[mh]

Cite this page: Thakral, C. Sarcoidosis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavitysarcoidosis.html. Accessed September 22nd, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Lower lip biopsy is relatively sensitive - 58% demonstrate noncaseating granulomas
Sites
  • Oral mucosa, gingiva, tongue, hard palate, major salivary glands
Case reports
Clinical images

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Right parotid swelling noted from lateral view

Microscopic (histologic) images

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Noncaseating granulomas

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Surrounding lymphocytes

Virtual slides

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Oral cavity sarcoidosis