Med J Tabriz Uni Med Sciences. 2022;44(1): 67-71.
doi: 10.34172/mj.2022.015

Scopus ID: 85131526777
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Epidemiology and clinical findings of oral squamous cell carcinoma

Nikzad Shahidi 1* ORCID logo, Alireza Lotfi 1 ORCID logo

1 Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
*Corresponding Author: Email: nikzadsh@yahoo.com


Background. Oral cancer is one of ten most common causes of death, because of late diagnosis due to its similarity of clinical presentation with some of the benign lesions.The aim of this research is to determine five years’ prevalence of oral squamous cell carcinoma of the patients.

Methods. A descriptive cross-sectional study was done.We used SPSS software to analyze data Result. In this study, 101 patients were included, the most patients were in the seventh decade, with chief complaint was oral ulcer (61%), also only 6% of patients had a history of malignancy in their family, 22% had poor oral health status. males had a higher incidence rate than females. Conclusion. Surprisingly tobacco use was markedly low in comparison to other studies.

Practical Implications. Early diagnosis of oral cavity cancers leads to proper treatment and increases survival rate of patientr.

Keywords: Carcinoma, Oral, Malignancy

How to cite this article: Shahidi N and Lotfi A. Epidemiology and Clinical Findings of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Med J Tabriz Uni Med Sciences. 2022; 44(1):67-71. doi: 10.34172/mj.2022.015. Persian.
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Submitted: 10 Feb 2021
Revision: 12 Mar 2021
Accepted: 17 Mar 2021
ePublished: 14 Feb 2022
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