Oral leukoplakia

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Oral leukoplakia

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The terms "Oral leukoplakia" returned 147 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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Oral leukoplakia associated with amalgam restorations.
 

Author(s): Zeynep B Gönen, Canay Yılmaz Asan, Osman Etöz, Alper Alkan

Journal: J Oral Sci. 2016 ;58(3):445-8.

 

The World Health Organization has defined oral leukoplakia (OL) as "a white patch or plaque of the oral mucosa that cannot be characterized clinically or pathologically as any other disease". A 21-year-old male with OL presented with a bilateral burning sensation in the buccal mucosa. ...

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2016

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The terms "Oral leukoplakia" returned 6 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: 31 Jan 2017

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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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