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Case Reports in Dentistry
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 561040, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/561040
Case Report

Refractory Pigmentation Associated with Laugier-Hunziker Syndrome following Er:YAG Laser Treatment

1Department of Oral Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University, 34093 Istanbul, Turkey
2Department of Oral Diagnosis, School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, 05508-900 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
3Department of Periodontology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, 34093 Istanbul, Turkey

Received 18 September 2013; Accepted 30 October 2013

Academic Editors: R. A. de Mesquita and C. S. Farah

Copyright © 2013 Sertan Ergun et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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