volume 74, issue 3, P423-428 2008
DOI: 10.1590/s0034-72992008000300018
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Abstract: Aim: The present study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of superficial lesions in the oral cavity mucosa in diabetic patients. Methods: The sample was made of 30 patients. To obtain these results we did rigorous clinical and complementary tests. Results: Of the 30 patients, 9 (30%) were males and 21 (70%) females. Of the studied patients, 40% were below 60 years of age, and 60% were older than 60 years. Thirteen different types of mucosal alterations were diagnosed. Tongue varicose veins (36.6%) and candidias…

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