alveolobuccal groove

(redirected from gingivobuccal sulcus)

al·ve·o·lo·buc·cal groove

the upper and lower portions of the buccal vestibule on each side; the portions between cheek and superior and inferior bursal gingivae, excluding the portion of the vestibule between cheek and teeth.

al·ve·o·lo·buc·cal groove

(al-vēŏ-lō-bŭkăl grūv)
Upper and lower portions of buccal vestibule on each side; portions between cheek and superior and inferior bursal gingivae, excluding portion of vestibule between cheek and teeth.
Synonym(s): alveolobuccal sulcus, gingivobuccal groove, gingivobuccal sulcus.
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Scale made of tobacco quid deposited on teeth and gum junction causes Periodontitis and Carcinoma of lower gingivobuccal sulcus.
Among the tobacco chewers, all of them used piper betel leaf smeared with slaked lime (called chunnamb colloquially in Kerala) and areca nut and dried tobacco as a quid for keeping on either gingivobuccal sulcus.
After an incision was made on the right gingivobuccal sulcus, the buccal mucoperiosteal flap was elevated.
Areas of fibrosis were scored 2 for each area--soft palate including uvula, right or left anterior faucial pillar including tonsil, right or left buccal mucosa including gingivobuccal sulcus, right or left retromolar trigone, tongue or floor of mouth.
Patients were discharged within a few days with only minor analgesics since they experienced minimal discomfort owing to the absence of surgical incisions in the nasal septum, palate or gingivobuccal sulcus.
If not infected it is painless swelling, typically appear as a swelling at canine fossa, gingivobuccal sulcus elevating ala of nose.
The sites of involvement in the oral cavity were oral tongue in five patients, alveolus in two, gingivobuccal sulcus in one, and hard palate in one.
The mass had caused a bulge in the soft palate and gingivobuccal sulcus (figure 1).
In the left gingivobuccal sulcus there was a 7x4 cm sub mucosal proliferative lesion involving the retromolar trigone area and the adjacent buccal mucosa with scattered ulcerated areas which was indurated and mildly tender (Figure 1).
The same swelling was seen intraorally, and it had destroyed the hard palate and extended to the alveolus, where it had obliterated the gingivobuccal sulcus.
On physical examination, we noted a fullness of the right gingivobuccal sulcus that arose from the right maxillary sinus.
A fistula tract extended from the floor of the nose to the gingivobuccal sulcus under the upper lip, and there was a separate midline ulcer of the hard palate (figure 2).