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Overview of common oral lesions

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posted on 2023-08-24, 05:01 authored by Esha ZahidEsha Zahid, O Bhatti, MA Zahid, Michael StubbsMichael Stubbs
This article summarises common oral lesions that clinicians may face in everyday practice by categorising them by clinical presentation: ulcerated lesions, white or mixed white–red lesions, lumps and bumps, and pigmented lesions. The pathologies covered include recurrent aphthous stomatitis, herpes simplex virus, oral squamous cell carcinoma, geographic tongue, oral candidosis, oral lichen planus, pre-malignant disorders, pyogenic granuloma, mucocele and squamous cell papilloma, oral melanoma, hairy tongue and amalgam tattoo. The objective of this review is to improve clinician knowledge and confidence in assessing and managing common oral lesions presenting in the primary care setting.

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Publication Date

2022-11-30

Journal

Malaysian Family Physician

Volume

17

Issue

3

Pagination

(p. 9-21)

Publisher

Academy of Family Physicians of Malaysia

ISSN

1985-207X

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© Academy of Family Physicians of Malaysia 2022 This is an Open Access article licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) license. See: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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