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Bohn's nodules: an under-recognised entity
  1. Neeraj Gupta,
  2. Siddarth Ramji
  1. Department of Neonatology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Neeraj Gupta, Department of Neonatology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 110002, India; neerajpgi{at}

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A term 2.7 kg male infant was delivered as a breech vaginal birth after an uneventful antenatal period. The infant was well at birth, but examination of the oral cavity revealed multiple discreet whitish nodules clustered along the buccal aspect of the alveolar ridge of the maxilla (see figure 1). These were firm to hard on touch, and varying from 1 to 5 mm in size. There were similar lesions …

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  • Contributors NG drafted this manuscript; SR critically reviewed it.

  • Funding None.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained from the parents.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.