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Table 3 Clinical characteristics of lesions tested by both the brush biopsy and scalpel biopsy (n = 85)

From: The efficacy of oral brush biopsy with computer-assisted analysis in identifying precancerous and cancerous lesions

Predominant Colour  
White: 49
Red 18
Mixed 11
Not specified: 7
Location  
Buccal mucosa 38
Tongue/Floor of mouth 18
Alveolar and labial mucosa 8
Gingiva 8
Hard palate 7
Site unspecified 6
Size  
Less than 5 mm 45
5-10 mm 20
10-20 mm 3
> 20 mm 0
Not specified 17