Lingual Traumatic Ulceration (Riga-Fede Disease): Report of a Case and Review

Parisay, Iman and Ghafournian, Maryam and Shafagh, Mina and Mousavi, Seyed Ahmad (2013) Lingual Traumatic Ulceration (Riga-Fede Disease): Report of a Case and Review. Journal of Dental Materials and Techniques, 2 (4). pp. 142-147.

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Abstract

The term Riga-Fede disease has been used to describe chronic traumatic ulceration that occurs on the ventral surface of the tongue by natal and neonatal teeth in infants. It is important to diagnose the lesion and treat it by eliminating the source of trauma. In this case report, the neonatal tooth was extracted and after 2 weeks the lesion was resolved and the baby was feeding well.In addition, a review of dental and medical literature is included.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WU Dentistry. Oral surgery
Divisions: Journals > J Dental Materials and Techniques
Depositing User: jdmt jdmt
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2017 16:57
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2017 16:57
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3642

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