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Harsukh Educational Charitable Society International Journal of Community Health and Medical Research

Volume 4 Issue 3 July -Sep 2018

Original Articles

Assessment of Prevalence Of Oral Leukoplakia Among Known Population: A Clinical Study
Deepa Venkatesh

Background: Oral leukoplakia (OL) is a potentially malignant disorder affecting the oral mucosa. Hence; we planned the present study to assess the prevalence of OL among known population. Materials & Methods: The present study included evaluation of prevalence of OL among known population. A total of 50 patients were included in the present study. Intraoral examination of all the subjects was carried out using probe and a mouth mirror. All the results were recorded on excel sheet and were analysed by SPSS software. Results: OL was present in 1 male and 1 female. The overall prevalence of OL among the present study population was 4 percent. Conclusion: OL is present in significant population. Therefore adequate screening measures should be taken for its early detection. Key Words: Leukoplakia, Prevalence

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