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CASE REPORT

Oral Manifestation of Autoimmune Systemic Disorder: A Case Report

Divya Jyoti, Chitrita G Mukherjee, Jeevendra N Shukla, Aparna Singh, Swati Sagar

Keywords : Benign migratory glossitis, Celiac disease (CD), Dental enamel defect, Gluten allergies, Recurrent apthous stomatitis

Citation Information : Jyoti D, Mukherjee CG, Shukla JN, Singh A, Sagar S. Oral Manifestation of Autoimmune Systemic Disorder: A Case Report. J South Asian Assoc Pediatr Dent 2022; 5 (1):47-49.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10077-3217

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 29-03-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Abstract

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that occurs in genetically predisposed people caused by gluten which attacks the lining of the small intestines and damages the villi, leading to malabsorption. Sometimes recurrent aphthous ulcers and benign migratory glossitis could be the only oral manifestation of this disorder. When pediatric dentists encounter these features, they should enquire about other symptoms, associated with celiac disease. In suspected cases, appropriate referral and a timely diagnosis can help prevent complications of this disorder.


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