Oral submucous fibrosis

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Oral submucous fibrosis

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The terms "Oral submucous fibrosis" returned 117 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Sonographic imaging of fibrosis of oral mucosa and its correlation with clinical staging in oral submucous fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Lakshmi Kavitha Nadendla, Venkat Kishan Tatikonda, Balaji Babu Bangi, Harsha Bhayya, Revath Vyas Devulapally, Archana Pokala

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;14(2):394-397.

 

To evaluate the efficacy of ultrasonography (USG) as a noninvasive tool in assessing the severity of oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) by measuring the submucosal thickness and also to correlate the sonographic changes with clinical staging.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Velar morphological variants in oral submucous fibrosis: A comparative digital cephalometric study.
 

Author(s): Bhagyashree Mahadevappa Patil, Syeda Arshiya Ara, Girish Katti, Sajna Ashraf, Uzma Roohi

Journal: Indian J Dent Res. ;28(6):623-628.

 

Soft palate (velar) plays a significant role in various important functions in the head and neck region. Its diverse morphology is implicated in a variety of diseases. Knowledge about the varied morphological pattern of soft palate in oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) patients can give ...

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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