• 1 Hashim B. Yaacob, BDS, MSc, MAAOP, MIHE, AM. Associate Professor and Head, Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 2 Mohd. Ali b Mahfuz Ali, BDS, FICS, FDSRCS, AM. Consultant Dental Surgeon, Dental Division, General Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Med J Malaysia, 1983 Jun;38(2):118-20.
PMID: 6621440


Two cases of oral speckled leukoplakia with differing behaviour are presented. This precancerous lesion of unknown aetiology requires early diagnosis for proper management. Candida albicans are frequently found in these lesions. The significance of epithelial dysplasia in relation to treatment is discussed. Surgical removal is the treatment of choice.

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