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Pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia: A review of oral lesions

Authors: P. Premraj, V. Ramesh, P. D. Balamurali and B. Premalatha

Int J Med Res Health Sci.158-163 | pdf PDF Full Text

Pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia is a histological reactive pattern of surface epithelium in response to various stimuli from the underlying connective tissue which frequently mimics squamous cell carcinoma. So, differentiation of this entity is of utmost important in the view of treatment planning and approach. This review focuses on those lesions which are encountered in the head and neck region and also the recent concepts related to it.

Keywords: Pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia, squamous cell carcinoma, oral lesions.

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