Volume 15, Issue 3 (Autumn 2011)                   J Qazvin Univ Med Sci 2011, 15(3): 87-90 | Back to browse issues page

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Babaee N, Nooribayat S. Frequency of oral pigmentation in patients referred to Babol Dental School (2008-2009). J Qazvin Univ Med Sci. 2011; 15 (3) :87-90
URL: http://journal.qums.ac.ir/article-1-1150-en.html
Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran , Email: Dr.neda.babaee@gmail.com
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The frequency of oral pigmentation is different among diverse people and races and since the oral pigmentation is related with many systemic diseases in particular those of inner glands, the present study was attempted to determine the frequency of oral pigmentation in patients referred to Oral Medicine Department of Babol Dental School. This analytical study was performed on 1497 patients during 2008-2009. All patients were visited and the demographic data as well as the necessary information recorded. Data were analyzed using the Fisher’s exact test. Based on our data, the oral pigmentation was observed in the 27.9%, of patients. There was a significant correlation between the oral pigmentation, gender, pregnancy, and the presence of systemic diseases (p=0.05).
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Oral Medicine

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