Among other things, in the group of non-specific lesions there are aphthous ulcers, angular cheilitis, pyostomatitis
vegetans, persistent submandibular lymphadenopathy, lichenoid reactions, EM, SJS, glossitis, depapillation of the tongue, halitosis, dental erosion and caries, periodontal disease, spontaneous bleeding, opportunistic infections, mucosal atrophy, perioral erythema, pale mucosa, gingival hyperplasia, stomatitis, erosions, and ulcerations, whereas symptoms sometimes described include odynophagia, dysphagia, tongue pain, taste disturbances, and a burning sensation (37, 38).
(33), 2003 Psoriazis Jones and Dolby (34), 1972 Pyostomatitis
vegetans Wray (35),1984 Erythema multiforme Arteaga and Eisenberg (36), 1990 Diskoid lupus erythematosus Blanco et al.
Oral manifestations of Crohn's disease were noted including swelling and Assuring of the lips, angular cheilitis, cobblestoning of the buccal mucosa, deep linear ulceration in the buccal sulci, mucosal tags, mucogingivitis with erythematous swelling of marginal and attached gingiva, and pyostomatitis
vegetans with multiple small gingival pustules.
Among the total of 92 patients (38 males=41% and 54 females=59%) having mean age of 39.7 years without considering their group- wise distribution as shown in table 4 15 patients had oral lichen planus 9 had oral submucous fibrosis 2 had chronic hyperplastic candidosis 3 had oral trauma 16 had coated tongue 4 had frictional keratosis 3 had mucositis 4 had oral squamous cell carcinoma due to idiopathic reasons 1 had haematinic deficiency 1 had geographic tongue 1 had median rhomboid glossitis 1 had pyostomatitis
vegetans 1 had smokeless tobacco