Prevalence of oral leukoplakia and lichen planus in 1167 Iranian textile workers.

@article{Jahanbani2003PrevalenceOO,
  title={Prevalence of oral leukoplakia and lichen planus in 1167 Iranian textile workers.},
  author={Jahanfar Jahanbani},
  journal={Oral diseases},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={302-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prevalence of oral precancerous lesions in textile workers. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional study was undertaken to assess a total of 1167 textile factory workers randomly selected from a total of 6947. An overall 97 women and 1070 men aged 18-69 years (mean=31.8 years) were studied. Regular smoking during the past 6 months was considered as the smoker group. Leukoplakia lesions were classified in accordance to Axell criteria [Axell T, Pindborg JJ, Smith CJ… CONTINUE READING

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