Category:Oral Cavity - Vesicular Pathology
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Oral Cavity - Vesicular Pathology
- Damage to prickle cells (stratum spinosum).
- Appears as accumulation of fluid within epithelium, quickly erodes leaving hyperaemic stratum germinativum.
- Heals by proliferation of new cells, so long as infection does not continue.
May be caused by:
- Ingestion of hot food (corrosive liquids)
- Systemic viral diseases. e.g:
N.B. All are indistinguishable from FMD clinically.