Erythematous Conditions of the Oral Mucosa

  • Michael A. O. Lewis
  • Philip-John Lamey
Part of the BDJ Clinician’s Guides book series (BDJCG)


A number of developmental, infective, inflammatory, acquired and neoplastic conditions of the oral mucosa may present as erythematous patches.

Further Reading

  1. Lewis MAO. Mouth cancer: presentation, detection and referral in primary dental care. Br Dent J. 2018;225:833–40. Scholar
  2. Lewis M, Williams D. Diagnosis and management of oral candidosis. Br Dent J. 2017;223:675–81.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Marsh P, Lewis M, Rogers H, Williams D, Wilson M. Marsh and Martin’s oral microbiology. 6th ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone; 2016. ISBN: 9780702061066.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael A. O. Lewis
    • 1
  • Philip-John Lamey
    • 2
  1. 1.School of DentistryCardiff University School of DentistryCardiffUK
  2. 2.Edinburgh Dental InstituteUniversity of Edinburgh Edinburgh, Dental InstituteEdinburghUK

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