Letter regarding “Chronic mechanical irritation and oral squamous cell carcinoma: A systematic review and meta-analysis”

  • Jian Xie Department of Cardiology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, Guangxi Cardiovascular Institute, Nanning, Guangxi https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8288-174X
  • Lang Li Department of Cardiology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, Guangxi Cardiovascular Institute, Nanning, Guangxi
Keywords: letter, oral squamous cell carcinoma, mechanical irritation

Abstract

Dear Editor:

We have read with a great interest the article by Gupta et al. [1] who performed a meta-analysis exploring the association between chronic mechanical irritation and oral squamous cell carcinoma. The conclusion of the meta-analysis is that chronic oral mucosa irritation has a significant association with oral squamous cell carcinoma, and the nature of association could be that of a potential co-factor (dependent risk factor) rather than an independent risk factor.

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Published
2021-05-09
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Xie J, Li L. Letter regarding “Chronic mechanical irritation and oral squamous cell carcinoma: A systematic review and meta-analysis” . Bosn J of Basic Med Sci [Internet]. 2021May9 [cited 2021Jun.23];. Available from: https://www.bjbms.org/ojs/index.php/bjbms/article/view/5939
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