Oral leukoplakia

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Oral leukoplakia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Oral leukoplakia" returned 158 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Determination and diagnostic value of CA9 mRNA in peripheral blood of patients with oral leukoplakia.
 

Author(s): Manuel Torres López, Mario Pérez Sayáns, Cintia Chamorro Petronacci, Francisco Barros Angueira, Pilar Gándara Vila, Alejandro Lorenzo Pouso, Abel García García

Journal: J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem. 2018 Dec;33(1):951-955.

 

Oral leukoplakia is one of the most common oral premalignant disorder. The classical evaluation through tissue biopsy is not always valid to evaluate the risk of malignization.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Evaluation of Collagen in Leukoplakia, Oral Submucous Fibrosis and Oral Squamous Cell Carcinomas Using Polarizing Microscopy and Immunohistochemistry
 

Author(s): Krishna Singh Arora, Amit Nayyar, Prabhpreet Kaur, Karandeep Singh Arora, Ankur Goel, Simarjeev Singh

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Objectives: Picrosirius red and MMP are capable of degrading extracellular matrix proteins, expressed in lesions such as squamous cell carcinomas. The present study was undertaken with an aim to analyze and compare changes in collagen using Picrosirius red staining under polarizing ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Expression and oncogenic properties of membranous Notch1 in oral leukoplakia and oral squamous cell carcinoma.
 

Author(s): Xu Ding, Yang Zheng, Zhao Wang, Wei Zhang, Yibo Dong, Wantao Chen, Jiang Li, Weiming Chu, Wei Zhang, Yi Zhong, Li Mao, Xiaomeng Song, Yunong Wu

Journal: Oncol. Rep.. 2018 Jun;39(6):2584-2594.

 

Notch1 signaling is essential for tissue development and tumor progression. This signaling pathway has also been implicated in oral leukoplakia (OL) and oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). However, the role of Notch1 expression in OL and its malignant transformation is unknown. This ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Oral leukoplakia" returned 8 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Interventions for treating oral leukoplakia to prevent oral cancer.
 

Author(s): Giovanni Lodi, Roberto Franchini, Saman Warnakulasuriya, Elena Maria Varoni, Andrea Sardella, Alexander R Kerr, Antonio Carrassi, L C I MacDonald, Helen V Worthington

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Oral leukoplakia is a relatively common oral lesion that, in a small proportion of people, precedes the development of oral cancer. Most leukoplakias are asymptomatic; therefore, the primary objective of treatment should be to prevent onset of cancer. This review updates our previous ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Oral leukoplakia, the ongoing discussion on definition and terminology.
 

Author(s): Isaäc van der Waal

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In the past decades several definitions of oral leukoplakia have been proposed, the last one, being authorized by the World Health Organization (WHO), dating from 2005. In the present treatise an adjustment of that definition and the 1978 WHO definition is suggested, being : "A predominantly ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Betel quid not containing tobacco and oral leukoplakia: a report on a cross-sectional study in Papua New Guinea and a meta-analysis of current evidence.
 

Author(s): Steven J Thomas, Ross Harris, Andrew R Ness, Joachim Taulo, Robert Maclennan, Noah Howes, Christopher J Bain

Journal: Int. J. Cancer. 2008 Oct;123(8):1871-6.

 

Leukoplakia is an asymptomatic, potentially malignant change in the oral mucosa. Previous studies have reported that smoking and betel quid chewing are associated with increased risk of leukoplakia; few studies have reported on these associations in populations where betel quid does ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Diagnostic Accuracy of Salivary DNA Integrity Index in Oral Malignant and Premalignant Lesions
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Oral Cancer; Oral Lichen Planus; Oral Leukoplakia

 

Last Updated: 21 Sep 2018

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Pembrolizumab in Treating Participants With Leukoplakia
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Erythroleukoplakia; Leukoplakia; Verrucous Oral Leukoplakia

 

Last Updated: 22 Oct 2018

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Safety and Efficacy of Nivolumab in Treating Oral Proliferative Verrucous Leukoplakia
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Leukoplakia, Oral

 

Last Updated: 1 Oct 2018

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