Verrucopapillary Lesions of the Oral Cavity: A Review

  • Sana Khaled
  • Santosh R. Bharadwaj
  • Bushra Anjum
  • Satyanarayana D.
Keywords: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Oral Mucosa, Malignancy

Abstract

Verrucopapillary lesions are a spectrum of benign, potentially malignant and malignant lesions of the oral mucosa which usually are misdiagnosed. They pose a great diagnostic challenge mainly due to confusing terminology and also due to similar clinical and histopathological features which often makes these lesions indistinguishable from one another. The human papilloma virus (HPV) plays a important role in the pathogenesis of majority of these lesions. This review aims to summarize and highlight the key clinical and histopathological features of these lesions, and also provides a diagnostic approach to these entities.

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Author Biographies

Sana Khaled

Assistant Professor, Master of Dental Surgery, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Sri Balaji Dental College, Hyderabad, Telangana

Santosh R. Bharadwaj

Assistant Professor, Master of Dental Surgery, Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, HKES, Nijalingappa Institute of Dental Sciences, Gulbarga, Karnataka

Bushra Anjum

Assistant Professor, Master of Dental Surgery, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Panineeya Institute of Dental Sciences & RC Hyderabad, Telangana

Satyanarayana D.

Associate Professor, Master of Dental Surgery, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Panineeya Institute of Dental Sciences & RC Hyderabad, Telangana

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CITATION
DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0407.10365
Published: 2020-10-23
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Sana Khaled, Santosh R. Bharadwaj, Bushra Anjum, Satyanarayana D. Verrucopapillary Lesions of the Oral Cavity: A Review. IHRJ [Internet]. 2020Oct.23 [cited 2020Dec.2];4(7):RV1-RV7. Available from: https://ihrjournal.com/index.php/ihrj/article/view/365