口蓋裂乳児の舌背中央部に発生した化膿性肉芽腫の1例 [in Japanese] A case of pyogenic granuloma arising in the dorsum of the tongue in an infant with cleft palate [in Japanese]
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We present a case of pyogenic granuloma arising in the dorsum of the tongue in a 1-month-old boy with cleft palate. Pyogenic granuloma was apparently caused by chronic mechanical irritation to the tongue caused by sucking an artificial nipple.<BR>The observation of his tongue movements while nursing were examined with an X-ray TV system to determe how the irritation developed.
- Journal of Oral Surgery Society of Japan
Journal of Oral Surgery Society of Japan 52(1), 23-26, 2006-01-20
Japanese Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons