Activity of lysozyme of blood and saliva in patients sensitized to chromium

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The study of the causes of intolerance to dental prostheses made of steel showed that the development of pathological changes in the oral cavity is associated with the allergenic effect of chromium contained in such dental prostheses. The signs of chromium sensitization revealed in persons using dental prostheses made of steel fall within the framework of three syndromes. The first is characterized by various painful sensations in the mouth without objective signs of damage to the oral mucosa, the second is a combination of pain and discomfort in the mouth with objectively detectable morphological changes in the oral mucosa, the third is the same manifestations as the second, and in addition - damage to the skin.

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A. D. Ulyanov

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Russian Federation


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