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INTERNATIONAL DENTAL JOURNAL OF STUDENTS RESEARCH - VOLUME 4 ISSUE 3, Sept- Oct 2016

Pages: 123-127

ORAL LEUKOPLAKIA: RISK OF MALIGNANT TRANSFORMATION AND THE IMPORTANCE OF SURGICAL EXCISION

Author: Mariem Meddeb1, *, Abdellatif Chokri2, Faten Hammedi3, Karim Masmoudi4, Hajer Hentati5, Jamil Selmi6

Category: Original Research

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Leukoplakia is the most frequent potentially malignant lesion of the oral mucosa. Its diagnostic and therapeutic present a challenge for dentist. Two clinical cases of oral leukoplakia were reported. The first was a patient using chewed tobacco consulted for a verrucous oral lesion that was surgically completely removed. Histopathological examination of the specimen revealed verrucous carcinoma. The second was a smoker man presenting an oral leukoplakia with fungal infection. After antimycotic treatment and periodic follow up, the clinical signs of candidiasis regressed but the mucosal white patch persisted. A large part of the lesion was removed. Histopathologicalexamination indicated a well-differentiated squamous cell carcinoma.

Keywords: Leukoplakia, Oral mucosa, Biopsy, Dysplasia, Carcinoma.

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