Diagnosing Premalignant and Malignant White Lesions
These clinical presentations will help providers differentiate oral mucosal lesions that may be malignant or premalignant from benign white lesions.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe various etiologies and classifications for premalignant and malignant oral mucosal lesions, as well as prevalence rates for malignant transformation.
- Explain strategies for examination and diagnosis of white oral mucosal lesions.
- Discuss approaches to managing premalignant and malignant oral mucosal lesions.
This course was issued in August 2020 and expires August 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.