Oral submucous fibrosis

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Oral submucous fibrosis

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The terms "Oral submucous fibrosis" returned 69 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Oral submucous fibrosis: Comparing clinical grading with duration and frequency of habit among areca nut and its products chewers.
 

Author(s): Fareedi Mukram Ali, Vinit Aher, M C Prasant, Priyanka Bhushan, Anupama Mudhol, Harshal Suryavanshi

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;9(3):471-6.

 

To evaluate the effect of frequency, duration and type of areca nut products on the incidence and severity of oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF).

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2013

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Elevation of S100A4 expression in buccal mucosal fibroblasts by arecoline: involvement in the pathogenesis of oral submucous fibrosis.
 

Author(s): Cheng-Chia Yu, Chung-Hung Tsai, Hsin-I Hsu, Yu-Chao Chang

Journal: PLoS ONE. 2013 ;8(1):e55122.

 

S100A4, a member of the calcium-binding proteins, is dramatically elevated in a variety of fibrotic diseases. Areca quid chewing is the most important etiological factor in the pathogenesis of oral submucous fibrosis (OSF). OSF has been considered as a pre-cancerous condition of oral ...

Last Updated: 5 Feb 2013

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Areca nut-induced buccal mucosa fibroblast contraction and its signaling: a potential role in oral submucous fibrosis--a precancer condition.
 

Author(s): Mei-Chi Chang, Li-Deh Lin, Hui-Lin Wu, Yuan-Soon Ho, Hsiang-Chi Hsien, Tong-Mei Wang, Po-Yuan Jeng, Ru-Hsiu Cheng, Liang-Jiunn Hahn, Jiiang-Huei Jeng

Journal: Carcinogenesis. 2013 May;34(5):1096-104.

 

Betel quid (BQ) chewing is an oral habit that increases the risk of oral cancer and oral submucous fibrosis (OSF), a precancerous condition showing epithelial atrophy and tissue fibrosis. Persistent fibroblast contraction may induce the fibrotic contracture of tissue. In this study, ...

Last Updated: 6 May 2013

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The terms "Oral submucous fibrosis" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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: 30 Jul 2012

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Oral submucous fibrosis: a report of two pediatric cases and a brief review.
 

Author(s): R Dhariwal, J G Ray, S Mohanty Pattanayak, N Swain

Journal: J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. ;30(1):85-8.

 

Oral submucous fibrosis is a chronic debilitating disorder which is usually seen in adults with areca nut chewing habit. A rapid upsurge in the popularity of commercial areca nut products, especially among the younger generation, is a cause of grave concern, as satisfactory management ...

Last Updated: 8 May 2012

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Oral submucous fibrosis, a clinically benign but potentially malignant disease: report of 3 cases and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Ajit Auluck, Miriam P Rosin, Lewei Zhang, K N Sumanth

Journal: J Can Dent Assoc. 2008 Oct;74(8):735-40.

 

Oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) is a premalignant condition mainly associated with the practice of chewing betel quid containing areca nut, a habit common among South Asian people. It is characterized by inflammation, increased deposition of submucosal collagen and formation of fibrotic ...

Last Updated: 10 Oct 2008

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