Image of the Week: Recurrent pigmentation of the lower lip and gums - Clinical Advisor

Image of the Week: Recurrent pigmentation of the lower lip and gums

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This patient, aged 10 years, presented with recurrent pigmentation of the lower lip and gums. He was otherwise asymptomatic.

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The probable diagnosis is Laugier-Hunziker syndrome, a condition that causes melanosis in the oral mucosa and inguinal region.To see more cases like this, visit Figure 1.

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The probable diagnosis is Laugier-Hunziker syndrome, a condition that causes melanosis in the oral mucosa and inguinal region.

To see more cases like this, visit Figure 1.

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