R. E. Stone, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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A semi-diagrammatic illustration of the normal anatomy of the oral structures is presented, and changes of these structures, particularly those of the tongue, that result from some important systemic and local disorders are demonstrated. Conditions discussed and illustrated may be classified roughly as follows: (1) disorders of nutrition and metabolism, including the various vitamin deficiency syndromes, anemias, and endocrine gland disturbances; (2) disorders of the neuromuscular and vascular systems; (3) disorders related to impaired salivary gland function and associated with senility, chronic arthritis, chronic malnutrition, and dysproteinemia; and (4) miscellaneous conditions related to allergy, neoplasms, infections, antibiotic therapy, chronic local
Stone RE. Oral Manifestations of Local and Systemic Diseases.. Ann Intern Med. 1962;56:683. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-56-4-683_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;56(4):683.
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