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Table 3 Histopathological categories of the reviewed samples

From: Diagnostic accuracy of oral cancer cytology in a pilot study

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(n = 327)
Histopathological diagnosis
Negative Positive
Negative (n = 142) Borderline
lesion –
(n = 32)
Borderline
lesion +
(n = 4)
OIN/CIS (n = 12) Positive (n = 137)
Benign tumor 41     
Inflammation 41     
Leukoplakia 21     
Lichen planus 14     
No malignancy 10     
Epulis 9     
Mucocele 4     
Candidiasis 1     
Pemphigus vulgaris 1     
Dysplasia mild   28    
mild–moderate   2    
moderate   2    
severe    4   
OIN/CIS     12  
Squamous cell carcinoma      130
Other malignancy      7
  1. OIN oral intraepithelial neoplasia, CIS carcinoma in situ