martes, 16 de mayo de 2023

Epstein's pearls and Bohn's nodules: definition, characteristics and case report

gum cysts

Bohn's nodules and Epstein's pearls are benign cysts found in the oral cavity of a newborn. They are observed as small lumps that are distributed in the oral cavity and disappear over time.

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Each one of them presents characteristics that differentiate them, and that must be evaluated by the pediatric dentist in order to identify them.


We share interesting information about the characteristics and differential diagnosis of Bohn's nodules and Epstein's pearls. Additionally, we share a rare clinical case.

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馃憠 "Bohn Nodule and Epstein Pearls. Characteristics" 馃憟

Leung AKC, Barankin B, Lam JM, Leung AAH. An atlas of lumps and bumps, part 12. Consultant. 2022;62(1):e15-e16. doi:10.25270/con.2021.12.00007

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馃憠 "Epstein Pearls in Newborn" 馃憟

Karimi M DMD, BS*. Epstein Pearls in Newborn. Inter Ped Dent Open Acc J 7(4)- 2022. IPDOAJ.MS.ID.000266. DOI: 10.32474/IPDOAJ.2022.07.000266

馃搶 Read and download the article in PDF : Bohn’s Nodule: A Rare Case in a 7-month-old Male Infant

Taqwim, A., Intanningrum, S. D., Nuryanti, E., Pantouw, M. A. A., & Saskianti, T. (2022). Bohn’s Nodule: A Rare Case in a 7-month-old Male Infant. Acta Medica Philippina, 56(10).

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