A case of oral focal mucinosis

Myeung Hun Choi, Jie Hyun Jeon, Aeree Kim, Hae Jun Song, Chil Hwan Oh

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Oral focal mucinosis (OFM) is an uncommon clinicopathologic entity which is considered to be the oral counterpart of cutaneous focal mucinosis. It is comprised of a clinically-elevated mass with a histological feature of localized areas of myxomatous connective tissue. We herein report a case of oral focal mucinosis in a child, plus a review of the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)375-377
Number of pages3
JournalKorean Journal of Dermatology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Mar


  • Oral focal mucinosis

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  • Dermatology

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    Choi, M. H., Jeon, J. H., Kim, A., Song, H. J., & Oh, C. H. (2006). A case of oral focal mucinosis. Korean Journal of Dermatology, 44(3), 375-377.