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DIAZ DEL MAZO, Lizel; FERRER GONZALEZ, Silvia; VICENTE BOTTA, Braulia  and  PERDOMO ESTRADA, Cristina. Clinical, epidemiological, histological and pathological aspects of patients with lesions in the oral mucosa. MEDISAN [online]. 2023, vol.27, n.5  Epub Oct 18, 2023. ISSN 1029-3019.


Lesions in the oral mucosa constitute a heterogeneous group of disorders which prognosis and treatment depend on the early diagnosis.


To characterize patients with lesions in the oral mucosa according to clinical, epidemiological, histological and pathological variables.


A descriptive, longitudinal and prospective study of 23 patients with lesions in the oral mucosa was carried out. They belonged to the family doctor offices from Vista Alegre neighborhood and were assisted in the Stomatology Service of Dr. Juan Bruno Zayas Alfonso Teaching General Hospital in Santiago de Cuba from September, 2021 to June, 2022.


In the series there was a prevalence of the female sex, the 60 years and over age group, subprosthesis stomatitis as more frequent lesion (39.1%) and chronic traumatisms as risk factors (65.2%); also, in patients referred to the secondary care level there was coincidence between the clinical, histological and pathological diagnoses (76.9%).


The final diagnosis will depend on the clinical, epidemiological, histological and pathological valuation of these lesions and on the preparation of the specialists on the topic.

Keywords : oral lesion; risk factors; health care levels; clinical diagnosis; histological and pathological diagnosis.

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