International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2018, Vol. 4 Issue 4, Part B
Prevalence of potentially malignant disorders: An institutional study
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Suvarna Manthapuri and Dr. Shylaja Sanjeevareddygari
To evaluate the prevalence of Oral potentially malignant disorders in mahabubnagar, Telangana.
Materials and Methods: The data was collected retrospectively year-wise for a period of 3 years from 2016 to 2018 from the records of the department of oral pathology, SVS institute of dental sciences. Age, sex, site involved, and final diagnosis based on the histopathological findings were noted and analyzed.
Results: A total of 1453 oral biopsies were reviewed. Of these 62cases were potentially malignant disorders with buccal mucosa being the most frequently involved site. Most commonly seen lesion was luekoplakia.
Conclusion: With the knowledge about the prevalence rate of potentially malignant disorders preventive programmes can be organized to reduce the malignant transformation.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Suvarna Manthapuri, Dr. Shylaja Sanjeevareddygari. Prevalence of potentially malignant disorders: An institutional study. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2018;4(4):101-103.