Buccal mucosa

Buccal mucosa

Buccal mucosa is mucous membrane of the inside of the cheek. It is non-keratinised and is continuous with the mucosae of the soft palate, under surface of tongue and the floor of the mouth.

It is currently considered to be the gold standard urethral substitute material for carrying out urethroplasties.

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