Oral leukoplakia

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Oral leukoplakia

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The terms "Oral leukoplakia" returned 148 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Expression of E-cadherin and involucrin in leukoplakia and oral cancer: an immunocytochemical and immunohistochemical study.
 

Author(s): Alessandra Dutra da Silva, Bruna Jalfim Maraschin, Natalia Koerich Laureano, Natália Daroit, Fernanda Brochier, Leonardo Bündrich, Fernanda Visioli, Pantelis Varvaki Rados

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To assess the immunocytochemical and immunohistochemical correlation of adhesion (E-cadherin) and cell differentiation (involucrin) molecules in oral leukoplakia and oral squamous cell carcinoma. Cytological samples and biopsies were obtained from male and female patients aged over ...

Last Updated: 8 Mar 2017

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Retrospective analysis of the clinical behavior of oral hairy leukoplakia in 215 HIV-seropositive patients.
 

Author(s): Daniela Assis do Vale, Fabiana Martins E Martins, Paulo Henrique Braz da Silva, Karem López Ortega

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Oral manifestations are common findings in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected patients and frequently influence the overall health. Oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL) is strongly associated with HIV infection demonstrating its relationship with the individual's immune status and ...

Last Updated: 30 Nov 2016

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Reduced CX3CL1 Secretion Contributes to the Susceptibility of Oral Leukoplakia-Associated Fibroblasts to Candida albicans.
 

Author(s): Ran Cheng, Duo Li, Xueke Shi, Qinghong Gao, Changlei Wei, Xiaoyu Li, Yan Li, Hongmei Zhou

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Candida leukoplakia (OLK) is a kind of oral leukoplakia combined with chronic candidal infection, which plays an important role in the malignant transformation of OLK. However, little is known about the etiology, including susceptibility of leukoplakia to candidal adhesion, invasion ...

Last Updated: 28 Nov 2016

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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: 2 Aug 2016

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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: 27 Oct 2015

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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: 22 Aug 2008

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