Examination of the oral cavity can provide significant diagnostic information regarding the general health of the patient. The oral cavity is affected by a multitude of pathologic conditions of variable cause and significance; however, there are numerous normal variations of oral soft tissue structures that may resemble a pathologic state. Understanding these variations assists practitioners to discriminate between normal versus abnormal findings and determine the appropriate course of management, if necessary.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
Keywords : Leukoedema, Fordyce granules, Linea alba, White sponge nevus, Ankylogossia, Lingual thyroid, Hairy tongue, Fissured tongue
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