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International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2016, Vol. 2 Issue 4, Part B

Oral erythroplakia – A case report

AUTHOR(S): Mahendra Patait, Urvashi Nikate, Kedar Saraf, Priyanka Singh and Vishal Jadhav
ABSTRACT:Erythroplakia is relatively uncommon lesion in the oral cavity has been known to have precancerous potential, often showing the features of epithelial dysplasia.Erythroplakia is predominantly a disease of the middle aged to older adults, with no significant gender predilection. A significant number of cases with erythroplakia progress to carcinoma. We report a case of a 65 year old male patient presenting with erythroplakia on the palate. Toluidine blue, a metachromatic dye was used for the purpose of vital staining of the lesion to elucidate dysplastic changes clinically. Incisional biopsy further confirmed the diagnosis.
Pages: 79-82  |  1073 Views  35 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Mahendra Patait, Urvashi Nikate, Kedar Saraf, Priyanka Singh, Vishal Jadhav. Oral erythroplakia – A case report. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2016;2(4):79-82.
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