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Medicina Oral, Patología Oral y Cirugía Bucal (Internet)

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PADILLA ROSAS, Miguel; JIMENEZ SANTOS, Cecilia Irene  and  GARCIA GONZALEZ, Claudia Lorena. Palatine perforation induced by cocaine. Med. oral patol. oral cir.bucal (Internet) [online]. 2006, vol.11, n.3, pp.239-242. ISSN 1698-6946.

Worldwide, the use of cocaine has an increased over the years, various secondary effects have been described. Here we present a 48 years old female with a 2-month evolution bucconasal ulcer in the hard palate induced by cocaine usage accompanied by swallow and phonation dysfunctions. Ethiopathogenesis, differential diagnoses and treatment are discussed.

Keywords : Palatine perforation; recreational drug use; cocaine; palatine lesions.

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