Leukoplakia and incidence of oral cancer.

  title={Leukoplakia and incidence of oral cancer.},
  author={P. C. Gupta},
  journal={Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology},
  volume={18 1},
  • P. C. Gupta
  • Published 1989 in
    Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official…
Reports from India showing comparatively lower prevalence rates of oral leukoplakia and lower malignant transformation rates than in western countries appear paradoxical because of high incidence rates of oral cancer in India. On a closer examination of available data however, it becomes clear that there is no inconsistency.