Oral mucosal lesions: a retrospective review of one institution's 13-year experience.

@article{Sengven2015OralML,
  title={Oral mucosal lesions: a retrospective review of one institution's 13-year experience.},
  author={Burcu Seng{\"u}ven and Emre Bariş and Benay Yildirim and Alaa Shuibat and {\"O}zlem {\"O}zer Y{\"u}cel and Farid Museyibov and Yeşim Yildiz and {\"O}zkan B{\"u}y{\"u}k and Sibel Elif G{\"u}ltekin},
  journal={Turkish journal of medical sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={241-5}
}
BACKGROUND/AIM To investigate the relative frequency of biopsied nonneoplastic oral mucosal lesions in Ankara, Turkey. MATERIALS AND METHODS Biopsy records of a single center from 2000-2012 were retrospectively collected. Diagnosis was recorded and evaluated with respect to patient demographics (age, sex) and location of the lesion. RESULTS Of 11,980 biopsies, 1732 (14.5%) were mucosal nonneoplastic lesions. Hyperplastic lesions (n= 1000, 57.7%) with fibroepithelial hyperplasia in 30.9% of… CONTINUE READING