alexa Laugier-hunziker syndrome: an uncommon cause of oral pigmentation and a review of the literature.
Dermatology

Dermatology

Dermatology and Dermatologic Diseases

Author(s): Montebugnoli L, Grelli I, Cervellati F, Misciali C, Raone B

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Abstract Laugier-Hunziker syndrome is a rare benign condition characterized by diffuse oral hyperpigmentation associated with pigmentation of the nails. The syndrome must be included in the differential diagnosis of diffuse oral pigmentation to exclude other conditions with systemic implications. We describe a 43-year-old white woman with the clinical and histological features of Laugier-Hunziker syndrome associated with toenail pigmentation. The correct clinical identification avoids the need for detailed investigations and treatment. We also review the potential causes of oral pigmentation.
This article was published in Int J Dent and referenced in Dermatology and Dermatologic Diseases

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