Utility of toluidine blue staining and brush biopsy in precancerous and cancerous oral lesions.

@article{Gupta2007UtilityOT,
  title={Utility of toluidine blue staining and brush biopsy in precancerous and cancerous oral lesions.},
  author={Anurag Gupta and Mamta K Singh and Rahela Ibrahim and Ravi Mehrotra},
  journal={Acta cytologica},
  year={2007},
  volume={51 5},
  pages={788-94}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the usefulness of toluidine blue and brush biopsy in precancerous oral lesions and squamous cell carcinoma. STUDY DESIGN The study was conducted at Moti Lal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad, India. Ninety-six patients with suspicious oral lesions who attended the outpatient clinics of otorhinolaryngology were screened with in vivo toluidine blue staining and oral brush biopsy. RESULTS Oral brush biopsy showed high specificity and sensitivity. Toluidine blue staining… CONTINUE READING

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