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Actinic cheilitis: a review of 152 cases.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine whether any clinical or histopathologic variables are associated with the severity of epithelial change in lesions of actinic cheilitis. STUDYExpand
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Intraexaminer and interexaminer reliability in the diagnosis of oral epithelial dysplasia.
OBJECTIVES Pathologists differ in their definition of "dysplasia." This study was done to test the hypothesis that experienced oral pathologists are consistent in diagnosing epithelial dysplasia. Expand
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Comparison of computer-assisted brush biopsy results with follow up scalpel biopsy and histology.
Oral brush biopsy results were compared with scalpel biopsy and histology to determine the positive predictive value of an abnormal brush biopsy finding. Of 243 patients with abnormal brush biopsies,Expand
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Persistent cytomegalovirus infection--the etiology of Sjogren's syndrome.
The persistence of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) with alteration of cell surface expression in certain tissues may initiate the tissue destruction that leads to the clinical manifestations of Sjogren'sExpand
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The effect of clinical information on the histopathologic diagnosis of oral epithelial dysplasia.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that clinical information submitted with biopsy specimens helps pathologists be more consistent and accurate in diagnosing oralExpand
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Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the oral cavity associated with AIDS.
A 34-year-old homosexual man had a large mass of the left side of the hard palate; alveolar bone resorption was observed in the area of the tumor. Microscopically, the lesion was interpreted asExpand
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The prevalence of oral lesions in smokeless tobacco users and an evaluation of risk factors
Background. The widespread use of smokeless tobacco (ST) has prompted concern in regard to the development of oral lesions in long‐term users.
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The use of exfoliative cytology for the early diagnosis of oral cancers: is there a role for it in education and private practice?
BACKGROUND Early detection of oral cancers is not easy, because oral precancerous lesions and early oral cancers can mimic many benign conditions in the mouth, leading to delays in diagnosis andExpand
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Arteriovenous malformation of the submandibular gland.
1. Worthington P: Dislocation of the mandibular condyle into the temporal fossa. J Maxillofac Surg 10:24. 1982 2. Akers JO, Narang R. DeChamplain RW: Posterior dislocation of the mandibular condyleExpand
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Epithelial dysplasia of the oral cavity and lips
Between 1970 and 1986,1651 biopsy specimens from the oral cavity or lips with a diagnosis of epithelial dysplasia were accessioned by the Medical College of Virginia Oral Pathology Diagnostic ServiceExpand
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