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PREVALENCE OF ORAL MUCOSAL VARIANTS AMONG NON TOBACCO USERS DENTAL PATIENTS IN NORTH INDIA: AN ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Dr. Raj Kumar Upadhyay, Dr. Mobeen Khan*, Dr. Nazish Akhtar and Dr. Hanjala Shafi Rayeen

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Background: The oral mucosa acts as a protective barrier against pathogens, and carcinoma causing agents. There are several variation of oral mucosa such as Fordyces granules, linea alba, leukoedema and lingual varices. There diagnosis is very important. Often they don’t require any treatment. Objective: To study the prevalence of oral mucosal variants among non-tobacco users’ dental patients in North Indian population. Methods: A total of 1000 subjects consisting of 627 males and 373 females were selected. The age of subjects was 11-80 years. All subjects were examined for presence of oral mucosal variants in accordance with the WHO acknowledged coloured atlas, clinical examination and history. Results: Prevalence of oral mucosal variants was found to be 10.1%. The maximum no of cases reported were in the age group of 20-40 years. Fordyce’s granule was the most common oral mucosal variants. Conclusion: Oral mucosal variants are very common and sometimes they resembles as oral mucosal disorders. Proper diagnosis and patient education is necessary.

Keywords: Oral Mucosal Variants; Non-Tobacco Users.


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