Nuclear morphometric and morphological analysis of exfoliated buccal and tongue dorsum cells in type-1 diabetic patients

Oz Z. S. , Bektas S., Battal F. , Atmaca H., Ermis B.

JOURNAL OF CYTOLOGY, vol.31, no.3, pp.139-143, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.4103/0970-9371.145642
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CYTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.139-143


Background: Diabetes mellitus type 1 that results from immunologically mediated damage to the beta-cells in the pancreas. Diabetes mellitus is characterized by recurrent or persistent hyperglycemia. Hyperglycemia can be associated with salivary gland dysfunction and alterations in the oral epithelial cells.