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Precancerous Oral Lesions: A Review

SK Panwar, A Bitharia

Citation Information : Panwar S, Bitharia A. Precancerous Oral Lesions: A Review. J Oral Health Comm Dent 2013; 7 (2):119-126.

DOI: 10.5005/johcd-7-2-119

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-05-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; The Author(s).


This article reviews the different types of oral lesions and factors associated with the development of premalignant (leukoplakia and erythroplakia) and actual cancerous lesions. Diagnostic tools and aids to diagnosis are discussed, as are treatment modalities. Early detections of these lesions could save lives.

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