Current Evidence in Diagnosis and Treatment of Proliferative Verrucous Leukoplakia
From the aAleppo Dental School, Aleppo University, Aleppo, Syria, bAl Farabi College of Dentistry, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Ann Saudi Med 2012; 32(4): 412-414
Proliferative verrucous leukoplakia is multifocal and progressive lesion with a high rate of malignant transformation. This short review highlights the diagnosis, traditional treatment and the current management of the disease. A MEDLINE search for the specific English word including proliferative verrucous leukoplakia in the last two years (2009-2010). This study indicates the current evidence for the diagnosis and the management of proliferative verrucous leukoplakia to help the specialist in this domain for early diagnosis of proliferative verrucous leukoplakia according to the new criteria of diagnosis to prevent the recurrence and any malignant transformation.