Orofacial granulomatosis related to amalgam fillings

R. Ellison (Lead / Corresponding author), C. Green, J. Gibson, S. Ghaffar

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    This paper reports on a case of Orofacial Granulomatosis (OFG) in which the presence of amalgam fillings appears to have played a part in the aetiology. Once these restorations were removed and replaced with an alternative composite restorative material, all symptoms and signs of OFG resolved completely. This case highlights the necessity to include dental metals in the patch test battery when performing delayed patch testing on patients with OFG.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)e24-e25
    Number of pages2
    JournalScottish Medical Journal
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 2013


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