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A Pigmented Lesion of the Mandibular Facial Gingiva


Carl M Allen, DMD, MSD; John R Kalmar, DMD, PhD; Molly Rosebush, DDS


The following Case Challenge is provided in conjunction with the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

A 55-year-old white male was referred by his dermatologist for evaluation of an asymptomatic dark brown lesion on the mandibular facial attached gingiva.

After you have finished reviewing the available diagnostic information, make the diagnosis.

Case Author(s)

Dr. Allen is a Professor and serves as the Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology in the College of Dentistry at Ohio State University in Columbus, OH.

Note: Bio information was provided at the time the case challenge was developed.*...

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