Survey of reactive hyperplastic lesions of the oral cavity in Mashhad, Northeast Iran

Maryam Amirchaghmaghi, Nooshin Mohtasham, Pegah Mosannen Mozafari & Zohreh Dalirsani
Background and aims. Reactive hyperplasias (RHs) are common oral mucosal lesions caused by irritation of the mu-cosa. The aim of this study was to evaluate the frequencies of various types of oral RHs in a university clinic. Materials and methods. Oral RH cases, undergone biopsy in a four-year period, were studied retrospectively. Data including age and gender as well as the location and clinical characteristics of the lesion were collected and analyzed. Results. A total...