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  • Erythroplakia and Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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    Erythroplakia and Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    Erythroplakia is a general term for red, flat, or eroded velvety lesions that develop in the mouth. In this image, an exophytic squamous cell carcinoma is surrounded by a margin of erythroplakia.

    Image provided by Jonathan A. Ship, DMD.

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