Category Archives: oral medicine & Pathology

Healthy Gums: how to keep your gums healthy

They say that being healthy is part of being beautiful. A healthy plant looks more beautiful than a wilted one. A healthy skin looks more beautiful than a dry irritated… Read more »

Macroglossia: Causes, signs & symptoms, Treatment

Definition of Macroglossia:  – it’s tongue enlargement which leads to functional problems & sometimes to death. – the functional problems include: 1) swallowing problem. 2 ) speech problem. Classification of… Read more »

Bad taste in mouth : Types, Causes and Treatment

The Bad taste in mouth ranges from metallic to salty or bitter sensation it occurs mainly due to some underlying medical conditions or consumption of certain types of foods or… Read more »

Malignant Minor Salivary Gland Tumors : imaging , clinical findings , pathology , treatment , epidemiology

   Malignant Minor Salivary Gland Tumors       Epidemiology  The same malignancies that arise in the major salivary glands occur in the minor salivary glands. Depending on the series,… Read more »

Benign Minor Salivary Gland Tumors : imaging , clinical findings , pathology , treatment , epidemiology

   Benign Minor Salivary Gland Tumors       Epidemiology  A minor salivary gland consists of cellular constituents of the major salivary glands (parotid, submandibular, sublingual) that are located within… Read more »

Neurofibromatosis Type 2 : imaging , clinical findings , pathology , treatment , epidemiology

  Neurofibromatosis Type 2        Epidemiology  Neurofibromatosis (NF) type 2 is characterized by multiple cranial nerve schwannomas, but associated peripheral and cutaneous neurofibromas are uncommon. These lesions may be… Read more »

Hemangiosarcoma : imaging , clinical findings , pathology , treatment , epidemiology

  Hemangiosarcoma        Epidemiology  Hemangiosarcomas can arise from endothelial cells in almost any organ. The head and neck represent the most common sites for these tumors, and they are… Read more »

Desmoid Fibromatosis : imaging , clinical findings , pathology , treatment , epidemiology

Desmoid Fibromatosis       Epidemiology  Desmoid fibromatosis is arbitrarily divided into two types: anterior abdominal wall and extra- abdominal wall. The extra-abdominal variety, which is more common, is also known… Read more »

Rhabdomyosarcoma : imaging , clinical findings , pathology , treatment , epidemiology

 Rhabdomyosarcoma   Epidemiology  Rhabdomyosarcomas are most commonly seen in the pediatric age group. This malignant neoplasm is also the most common soft tissue tumor in childhood. It accounts for about… Read more »