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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

IMPACT FACTOR (RJIF): 8.4

Vol. 8, Issue 2, Part E (2022)

Ulcerative lesions in oral cavity and oropharynx

Ulcerative lesions in oral cavity and oropharynx

Author(s)
Dr. Nitin Khari, Dr. Beni Prasad, Dr. Rakesh Saboo, Dr. Jerin Jose Thomas and Dr. Parvathy PK
Abstract
Aim: The Present Study Was Undertaken To Study Various Ulcerative Lesions In Oral Cavity And oropharynx.
Background: Oral cavity is one of the most common site for ulcerative lesions Specially in males. In our study it was found that benign and malignant lesions were common in males.
Materials and Methods: In this prospective study, patients of ulcerative lesions of oral cavity and oropharynx belonging to age group of 10-80 years were selected. Data on the basis of age, sex, site of lesion, addiction habits were collected and analyzed. All patients were thoroughly examined and fully investigated. Biopsy was taken of chronic lesions and lesions not responding to treatment. The final diagnosis was made on the basis of histopathological examination.
Results: A total of 176 patients were analyzed during the period of 18 months. Benign lesions were most common lesion accounting 60.22%. buccal mucosa was the most common site with 36.3% followed by tongue 14.52%. Males were more commonly involved than female in both benign and malignant lesions. Out of 70 patient of malignant lesions97.14% were squamous cell carcinoma followed by adenocarcinoma 2.86%. Tobacco chewing was the most common risk factor followed by smoking.
Conclusion: Histopatholgical examination is necessary for confirmatory, diagnosis of ulcerative lesions and early management.
Pages: 335-338  |  488 Views  81 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Nitin Khari, Dr. Beni Prasad, Dr. Rakesh Saboo, Dr. Jerin Jose Thomas, Dr. Parvathy PK. Ulcerative lesions in oral cavity and oropharynx. Int J Appl Res 2022;8(2):335-338. DOI: 10.22271/allresearch.2022.v8.i2e.9468
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