buccal mucosa


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buccal mucosa

the mucous membranes lining the inside of the mouth.

buccal mucosa

Surgical anatomy
Mucosa buccalis. The inner lining of the cheeks and lips, which is an anatomic region that includes all the mucous membrane lining of the inner surface of the cheeks and lips, from the line of contact of the opposing lips to the line of attachment of mucosa to the alveolar ridges and pterygomandibular raphe, which occupies an area of 50–60 cm2.
 
Vox populi
Cheek lining.

buc·cal mu·co·sa

(bŭkăl myū-kōză)
Membrane that forms the inner lining of the cheeks.

buc·cal mu·co·sa

(bŭkăl myū-kōză)
Tissue lining that covers inside of cheeks; consists mainly of epithelium and subjacent connective tissue.
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Buccal mucosa was found to be most common site of involvement.
Then edges of buccal mucosa were approximated by simple continuous suture using no.
Currently the successful culture of a full thickness tissue-engineered buccal mucosa, due to its good mechanical properties had been used in urethroplasty (17).
The skin eruptions had central, dusky-red zone bordered by a blanched halo (white) with an erythematous zone at the periphery (target like lesion), associated with painful oral lesions in the form of multiple haemorrhagic crusting ulcerations involving lips and buccal mucosa.
In advanced OSMF, oral mucosa becomes blanched and slightly opaque with appearance of white fibrous bands on buccal mucosa, lips, soft palate, faucial pillars and tongue.
Unique and multiple major aphthous ulcers involve the soft palate, tonsil areas, labial mucosa, buccal mucosa, and dorsum of the tongue, occasionally extending onto the attached gingiva, often the oropharynx is affected.
The weight of water required to detach the patch from buccal mucosa was noted.
Most of the tumours on buccal mucosa were modera- tely differentiated as shown in Table 3.
2) Koplik's spots are classically present on the buccal mucosa opposite the second molars early in the course of measles, occasionally extending to the whole buccal mucosa.
Here we report probably the first documented case of verrucous carcinoma in the buccal mucosa in a patient with Hansen's disease.
Mucocutaneous manifestations include pigmented flat lesions distributed mainly on the lower lip, buccal mucosa and periorbital areas.