The role of direct visual fluorescent examination (VELscope) in routine screening for potentially malignant oral mucosal lesions.

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OBJECTIVE Direct visual fluorescent examination (DVFE) is a proposed adjunct to conventional oral examination (COE). We evaluate the benefit of DVFE in screening for potentially malignant mucosal lesions in a general population of patients presenting for dental care. STUDY DESIGN A total of 130 patients were evaluated by COE followed by DVFE. Areas… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.oooo.2012.07.484

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