17 Oral Manifestation in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Case Report

Wan NurHazirah WAKamil1*, and Nor Nazaliza Basri2

1Faculty of Dentistry Universiti Teknologi MARA Sungai Buloh Campus, 47000 Sungai Buloh, Selangor, Malaysia
2Oral Medicine Clinic, Departmenr of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, 50586 Jalan Pahang, Kuala Lumpur

Abstract. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease with diverse clinical manifestations affecting several organs such as the brain, lungs, kidneys, heart, blood vessels, muscles and skin. Oral manifestations might be the first sign and symptoms of SLE. Hence, this paper describes a 58-year old lady whom oral lesions were the first manifestation of SLE disease. The oral manifestations and management of this patient was discussed.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.8188697.v1