Case Reports in Dentistry / 2015 / Article / Fig 4

Case Report

Oral Manifestations of Crohn’s Disease: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Figure 4

Histopathologic images of the right mandibular gingiva. (a) Low-power view showing stratified squamous epithelium with scattered intraepithelial lymphocytes (exocytosis). The underlying fibrous connective tissues are characterized by a patchy chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate and an isolated granuloma (arrow) (hematoxylin and eosin, 40x). (b) High-power view showing a well-defined, noncaseating granuloma composed predominantly of epithelioid histiocytes and lymphocytes (hematoxylin and eosin, 100x).
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