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CASE REPORT

Factitious Injury of The Periodontal Tissues - CASE REPORT

Vineet Kini, Ashvini M. Padhye, Sudarshan G. Kadam

Citation Information : Kini V, Padhye AM, Kadam SG. Factitious Injury of The Periodontal Tissues - CASE REPORT. J Contemp Dent 2011; 1 (2):44-45.

DOI: 10.5005/jcd-1-2-44

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-12-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Abstract

Factitious or self-induced injuries are inflicted based on habit, frequently associated with psychogenic background; related only in manner by which they are produced, bearing no particular anatomic, etiologic or microscopic similarities. The following case report attributes a suspicious periodontal lesion to self-induced injury.


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