Exfoliative Cytologic Changes in Oral Leukoplakia

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Cytologic examination of 195 patients with clinically diagnosed leukoplakia revealed signs of malignancy in 4% after a single examination and in 8.8% after repeated smears in a five-year observational period. Positive cytologic results occurred mostly in patients with erosive leukoplakia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-21
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of dental research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1969

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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