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From: Oral lichen planus and other confounding factors in narrow band imaging (NBI) during routine inspection of oral cavity for early detection of oral squamous cell carcinoma: a retrospective pilot study

Fig. 3

Early diagnosis of OSCC in OPMD patients through NBI. In a patient with multiple ulcers and erosions due to erosive LP, a biopsy was performed on this ulcer (left image) among the various lesions, as it showed an anomalous vascularization at NBI visualization (highlighted spot, middle image), which was classified as IPCL pattern IV (upper and lower [2] - right images). Histopathological examination confirmed that an occurred malignant transformation (OSCC) was intercepted

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