Oral cancer screening simplified

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A Simplified reminder for the Oral Cancer Screening for Dental and Medical Practitioners...

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  • Oral cancer screening simplified

    1. 1. Oral Cancer Screening in 2 minutes
    2. 2. HabitSmoker (4 times more likely)Alcohol (3 times more likely)Smoke + Alcohol (marked increase)PanAreca/Betel NutPan Masalas
    3. 3. Precancerous LesionsLichen PlanusLeukoplakiaErythroplakiaWhite/Red Lesions
    4. 4. OccupationIndustrial workers exposed to toxins Metal Dusts Solvents Paints Lacquers Varnishes
    5. 5. ScreeningInspection and PalpationExternal •Neck Head •Parotid Temporal Muscle •Submandibular TMJ •Lymph Nodes and Masseter •Glands Mandible
    6. 6. Screening - InternalColour of Mucosa - RED or WHITE!!! - AnyAbnormal Changes!!! Lips •Palate Gingiva •Floor of the Mouth Buccal Mucosa •Throat Tongue Palpate as well...
    7. 7. Diagnostic AidsToulidine Blue - Will stain the abnormalmucosaBiopsyCT ScanPET-CT Scan

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