International Journal of Dental Sciences

International Journal of Dental Sciences


International Journal of Dental Sciences
International Journal of Dental Sciences
Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2020)

Oral reflections of hansen’s disease: A brief review


Rakhi Chandak, Runal Bansod, Ramhari Sathawane, Ashish Lanjekar, Romita Gaikwad, Shivlal Rawlani, Dhiran Talatule, Rutuz Bansod, Rucha Pandharipande, Kshitija Bhakte, Lajri Bagde

Hansen’s disease is a non- fatal contagious disease caused by Mycobacterium Leprae. This disease can manifest widely in the oral cavity. Hence regular and proper evaluation of the oral manifestations of patients with Hansens disease can further avoid wide complications as this disease can cause cutaneous lesions, lesions of peripheral nerve, and several orofacial manifestations which we will be discussing in this brief review.
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