Oral leukoplakia

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Oral leukoplakia

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The terms "Oral leukoplakia" returned 142 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Treatment of oral leukoplakia with photodynamic therapy: A pilot study.
 

Author(s): Niranzena Panneer Selvam, Jayachandran Sadaksharam, Ganesan Singaravelu, Rajasekaran Ramu

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;11(2):464-7.

 

Oral leukoplakia (OL) is the most common potentially malignant disorder that may transform into oral carcinoma. By treating leukoplakia in its incipient stage, the risk of occurrence of oral carcinoma can be prevented. In this aspect, photodynamic therapy (PDT) can serve as a useful ...

Last Updated: 7 Jul 2015

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Identification of Gene and MicroRNA Signatures for Oral Cancer Developed from Oral Leukoplakia.
 

Author(s): Guanghui Zhu, Yuan He, Shaofang Yang, Beimin Chen, Min Zhou, Xin-Jian Xu

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2015 ;2015():841956.

 

In clinic, oral leukoplakia (OLK) may develop into oral cancer. However, the mechanism underlying this transformation is still unclear. In this work, we present a new pipeline to identify oral cancer related genes and microRNAs (miRNAs) by integrating both gene and miRNA expression ...

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2015

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Quantitative risk stratification of oral leukoplakia with exfoliative cytology.
 

Author(s): Yao Liu, Jianying Li, Xiaoyong Liu, Xudong Liu, Waqaar Khawar, Xinyan Zhang, Fan Wang, Xiaoxin Chen, Zheng Sun

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Exfoliative cytology has been widely used for early diagnosis of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). Test outcome is reported as "negative", "atypical" (defined as abnormal epithelial changes of uncertain diagnostic significance), and "positive" (defined as definitive cellular evidence ...

Last Updated: 18 May 2015

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

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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Systematic review of randomized trials for the treatment of oral leukoplakia.
 

Author(s): Giovanni Lodi, Andrea Sardella, Cristina Bez, Federica Demarosi, Antonio Carrassi

Journal: J Dent Educ. 2002 Aug;66(8):896-902.

 

Oral leukoplakia is a relatively common oral lesion that, in a varying proportion of cases, undergoes malignant transformation. The aim of this review was to assess the effectiveness of treatments for leukoplakia. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) enrolling patients with a diagnosis ...

Last Updated: 6 Sep 2002

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

Status: Not yet recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 20 Apr 2016

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Least Invasive Nonlinear Light Microscopy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Oral Leukoplakia; Oral Cancer

 

Last Updated: 14 Dec 2009

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Infectious Aetiology of Potentially Malignant Disorders and Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the Oral Cavity
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity; Leukoplakia Oral

 

Last Updated: 4 Apr 2013

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