Oral submucous fibrosis

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Oral submucous fibrosis

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The terms "Oral submucous fibrosis" returned 109 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Versatility of nasolabial flaps for the management of severe trismus in oral submucous fibrosis.
 

Author(s): S M Balaji

Journal: Indian J Dent Res. ;27(5):492-497.

 

Oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) is a chronic insidious disease affecting any part of the oral cavity and sometimes the pharynx. It is a collagen-related disorder predominantly associated with tobacco/areca nut chewing habit and characterized by progressive hyalinization of the submucosa. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Aberrant SSEA-4 upregulation mediates myofibroblast activity to promote pre-cancerous oral submucous fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Cheng-Chia Yu, Chuan-Hang Yu, Yu-Chao Chang

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Oral submucous fibrosis (OSF), regarded as a precancerous condition, is characterized by juxta-epithelial inflammatory reaction followed by fibro-elastic change in the lamina properia and epithelial atrophy. The pathologic mechanisms of OSF still need to be further clarified. In the ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Role of areca nut induced JNK/ATF2/Jun axis in the activation of TGF-β pathway in precancerous Oral Submucous Fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Ila Pant, S Girish Rao, Paturu Kondaiah

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Oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) is potentially premalignant with progressive and irreversible extracellular matrix deposition accompanied by epithelial atrophy and like other fibrotic disorders, is primarily a TGF-β driven disease. OSF is caused by prolonged chewing of areca nut. Our ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Oral submucous fibrosis" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prosthetic rehabilitation of oral submucous fibrosis patients: A systematic review of published case reports and case series.
 

Author(s): Shankargouda Patil, Sachin Chakradhar Sarode, Gargi S Sarode, Shilpa Bhandi, Kamran Habib Awan, Marco Ferrari

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Oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) is an insidious chronic condition characterized by restricted mouth opening. Prosthetic rehabilitation is challenging for OSF patients as obtaining a good impression requires adequate mouth opening. The aim of the present review is to systematically present ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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An update on studies on etiological factors, disease progression, and malignant transformation in oral submucous fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Samiha Bari, Rashmi Metgud, Zankhana Vyas, Aniruddh Tak

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;13(3):399-405.

 

Worldwide estimates of oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) show a confinement to Indians and Southeast Asians. In India, the prevalence of OSMF has increased over the past four decades from 0.03% to 6.42%. The condition is well recognized for its malignant potential rate of 7-30%. The ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Pathogenesis of oral submucous fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Saba Khan, Laxmikanth Chatra, Shenai K Prashanth, K M Veena, Prasanna Kumar Rao

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;8(2):199-203.

 

Data from recent epidemiological studies provide overwhelming evidence that areca nut is the main etiological factor for oral submucous fibrosis (OSF). It is logical to hypothesize that the increased collagen synthesis or reduced collagen degradation is the possible mechanism in the ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Efficacy of Curcumin in Oral Submucous Fibrosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Oral Submucous Fibrosis

 

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2018

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