Research Article
Volume 3 Issue 11 - 2020
A Diagnostic Approach to Oral Clear Cell Lesions - A Comprehensive Review
T Muthukumar1, N Malathi2 and S Vijaya Nirmala2*
1Department of Anatomy, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, India
2Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, India
*Corresponding Author: S Vijaya Nirmala, Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, India.
Received: October 23, 2020; Published: October 31, 2020


Clear cells are found in many different tumors and also result from fixation artifacts in histopathological section. Clear cell neoplasms are rare which could result in misdiagnosis or difficulties and delays in establishing precise diagnosis. A Proper algorithmic approach of the lesions aids to arrive at accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Few researchers had put forth classifications of clear cells in the literature, of varying degrees of complexity. An attempt has been made in the present article to provide comprehensive approach of clear cell lesions in oral and maxillofacial region and to assist the pathologist to render a precise and accurate diagnosis in such lesions.

Keywords: Oral and Maxillofacial Lesion; Histopathological Clear Cell; Artifact and Unstained Cytoplasm


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