Paying more than lip service to lip lesions.

  title={Paying more than lip service to lip lesions.},
  author={Janna M Bentley and Benjamin Barankin and Gilles J. Lauzon},
  journal={Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien},
OBJECTIVE To review the epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, management, and prognosis of the most common, potentially lethal, lip lesions: leukoplakia, actinic cheilitis, and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). QUALITY OF EVIDENCE MEDLINE: was searched from 1966 to 2002 for English-language articles on prevalence of lip lesions. No articles for a family physician audience were found. MEDLINE was searched again using the terms "leukoplakia," "actinic cheilitis," and "squamous cell carcinoma… CONTINUE READING


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