Persistent Oral Tenderness
CASE CHALLENGE NUMBER: 7
Cynthia L Kleinegger, DDS, MS
The following Case Challenge is provided in conjunction with the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.
This case challenge presents a patient with erythematous palatal mucosa.
An 81-year old male presents with a chief complaint of oral soreness, primarily involving the tongue and denture-bearing mucosa. Symptoms have been present for approximately two months and have not been relieved by denture adjustments.
After you have finished reviewing the available diagnostic information, make the diagnosis.