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bruising on roof of mouth what causes it

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bruising on roof of mouth what causes it
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  bpkdds replied 6 years ago.
Bruising on the roof of the mouth can have many causes. One of the more common reasons is trauma. (bit hard on something, poked the roof of you mouth.) Another reason may be a hematoma formation. This can occur if you had an injection in the area. Another thing that it could be if the bruising has been present for a long time, hemeangioma. This is a pathology of blood vessels in the area that can mimic bruising.
Hope this helped.

Edited by bpkdds on 4/19/2010 at 9:01 PM EST