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An Official Publication of the Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists

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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 15-16
Unusual presentation of palatal varicosities

Department of Oral Pathology, Subharati Dental College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India

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K Mandeep
Department of Oral Pathology, Subharati Dental College, Subhartipuram, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.37754

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Varix is a dilated, tortuous vein, most commonly a vein which is subjected to increased hydrostatic pressure but poorly supported by surrounding tissue. Most commonly it involves lingual ranine veins on the tongue. In this article, an exceptionally rare and unique case of varicosities of the palate including uvula has been reported.

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