Research Journal of Biological Sciences

Year: 2007
Volume: 2
Issue: 4
Page No. 387 - 391

Hodgkin`s Disease and its Oral Manifestations

Authors : G.A. Scardina , A. Ruggieri , F. Carini , A. Cacioppo , V. Valenza and P. Messina

Abstract: The Hodgkin`s disease, also known as Hodgkin`s lymphoma, is a cancer of the lymphatic system. Its origin, pathogenesis and characteristics cell constitution are clear as also the diagnostic algorithm and the therapeutic manage. The aim of this research is to describe the oral manifestations of the disease: Complications of the treatment or lesions associated to other diseases as disckeratosis congenital or the follicular lymphoid hyperplasia of oral cavity. These associations have been studied even if their pathogenetic mechanisms are unclear. It`s also important, in dentistry, the confirmed association with the Sjogren syndrome and the primary manifestation of the Hodgkin`s lymphoma in the parotid gland, which is possible and reported in literature but rare and actually object of research.

How to cite this article:

G.A. Scardina , A. Ruggieri , F. Carini , A. Cacioppo , V. Valenza and P. Messina , 2007. Hodgkin`s Disease and its Oral Manifestations . Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 2: 387-391.

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