Qualitative and quantitative exfoliative cytology of normal oral mucosa in type 2 diabetic patients.

@article{Shareef2008QualitativeAQ,
  title={Qualitative and quantitative exfoliative cytology of normal oral mucosa in type 2 diabetic patients.},
  author={Ban Tawfeek Shareef and Kok Teong Ang and Venkatesh Ramasamy Naik},
  journal={Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 11},
  pages={E693-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The main purpose of this study is to emphasize the relevance of exfoliative cytology as an additional tool to aid in the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus. MATERIALS & METHODS This is a comparative cross-sectional study. Oral smears were obtained from 10 diabetic patients and 10 healthy individuals. These smears were stained with Papanicolaou stain… CONTINUE READING