Oral leukoplakia

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Oral leukoplakia

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The terms "Oral leukoplakia" returned 151 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The presence of Helicobacter pylori in oral cavities of patients with leukoplakia and oral lichen planus.
 

Author(s): Magdalena Kazanowska-Dygdała, Irena Duś, Małgorzata Radwan-Oczko

Journal: J Appl Oral Sci. ;24(1):18-23.

 

Helicobacter pylori infection is one of the most common bacterial infections in men. This gastrointestinal pathogen is closely related to gastritis, peptic ulcers, and the increased risk of gastric cancer. Numerous studies have indicated oral cavities as possible Helicobacter pylori ...

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2016

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[Determination of human papillomavirus in oral leukoplakia,oral lichen planus and oral squamous cell carcinoma].
 

Author(s): Jie Cao, Jian-qiu Jin, Da-jun Deng, Hong-wei Liu

Journal: Beijing Da Xue Xue Bao. 2016 Feb;48(1):84-8.

 

To investigate the possibility for human papillomavirus (HPV) infection to be a predictable signal for the carcinogenesis of oral mucosa by comparing the prevalences of HPV in each stage of oral mucosal carcinogenesis and to compare the sensitivity differences of the two methods in ...

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2016

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Evaluation of stromal myofibroblasts in oral leukoplakia, oral submucous fibrosis, and oral squamous cell carcinoma--an immunohistochemical study.
 

Author(s): Kanupriya Gupta, Rashmi Metgud, Jatin Gupta

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;11(4):893-8.

 

Oral leukoplakia (OL) and oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) are the main potentially malignant disorders and oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is the most common malignancy of the oral mucosa. Myofibroblasts (MFs) secrete numerous growth factors and inflammatory mediators that stimulate ...

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2016

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The terms "Oral leukoplakia" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Metformin Hydrochloride in Preventing Oral Cancer in Patients With an Oral Premalignant Lesion
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Erythroplakia; Hyperplasia; Mild Dysplasia; Moderate Dysplasia; Oral Cavity Carcinoma; Oral Leukoplakia; Severe Dysplasia

 

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2016

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Photodynamic Therapy for Oral Precursor Lesions
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Leukoplakia; Lichen

 

Last Updated: 12 May 2015

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Tobacco Cessation Intervention Study for Oral Diseases
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Smoking Cessation; Mouth Diseases; Periodontal Diseases; Leukoplakia; Lichen Planus; Keratosis; Implant

 

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2016

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