Clinical evaluation and differential diagnosis

Seiji Nakamura

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In this chapter, the focus is on the clinical characteristics of oral cancers. The general characteristics regarding site distribution, observational findings, symptoms, examinations to diagnose, and evaluate, and site-specific clinical characteristics are described. Second, other oral lesions with clinical similarities to oral cancers, precancerous lesions and conditions with early malignant changes, and other malignancies in the oral cavity, which occasionally involve the oral cavity and should be carefully differentiated from oral cancers, are listed and their clinical characteristics are described.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOral Cancer
Subtitle of host publicationDiagnosis and Therapy
PublisherSpringer Japan
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9784431549383
ISBN (Print)9784431549376
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)
  • Dentistry(all)


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