MANAGEMENT OF NON-HEALING SOLITARY ORAL ULCER IN PATIENT RECEIVING COMPLETE DENTURE: A CASE REPORT
Received 2023-01-03; Accepted 2023-04-18; Published 2023-06-06
Non-healing oral ulcer with non-vital bone exposure is an uncommon phenomenon and rarely seen in daily clinical practice. The clinical presentation of this kind of ulcer usually mimics a carcinoma appearance, which always gives a diagnostic dilemma. Regarding this case, an accidental finding of a solitary non-healing oral ulcer on the hard palate of a 65-year-old complete edentulous patient has been observed. The painless ulcer has existed for more than three months before the patient came to the clinic. This article provides a detailed description of the investigation done to obtain a proper diagnosis for this case and the treatment that has been given until the patient is cured. It highlights a take-home message that oral mucosa lesion is difficult to manage and might require a multidisciplinary approach for the success of treatment.
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