Oral erythroplakia--a review.

  title={Oral erythroplakia--a review.},
  author={Peter A. Reichart and Hans Peter Philipsen},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  volume={41 6},
Oral erythroplakia (OE) is considered a rare potentially malignant lesion of the oral mucosa. Reports entirely devoted to OE are very few, and only two reviews none of which are of recent date have been published. Only the true, velvety, red homogeneous OE has been clearly defined while the terminology for mixed red and white lesions is complex, ill-defined and confusing. A recent case control study of OE from India reported a prevalence of 0.2%. A range of prevalences between 0.02% and 0.83… CONTINUE READING


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