Oral submucous fibrosis

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Oral submucous fibrosis

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The terms "Oral submucous fibrosis" returned 91 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Exploratory Study to Evaluate Changes in Serum Lipid Levels as Early Diagnostic and/or Prognostic Indicators for Oral Submucous Fibrosis and Cancer among Gutkha Consumers in India.
 

Author(s): Ankit Agarwal, Manisha Tijare, Anshul Saxena, Muni Rubens, Rinky Ahuja

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.. 2015 ;16(15):6439-44.

 

In India smokeless tobacco users account for 25.9% of total tobacco use, Gutkha being the most common form. This study evaluated the association between serum lipid profile and Gutkha use as an early diagnostic and/or prognostic indicator for oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) and oral ...

Last Updated: 5 Oct 2015

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Epithelial atrophy in oral submucous fibrosis is mediated by copper (II) and arecoline of areca nut.
 

Author(s): Imran Khan, Ila Pant, Sivakrishna Narra, Rekha Radhesh, Kannan Ranganathan, Somanahalli Girish Rao, Paturu Kondaiah

Journal: J. Cell. Mol. Med.. 2015 Oct;19(10):2397-412.

 

Exposure of oral cavity to areca nut is associated with several pathological conditions including oral submucous fibrosis (OSF). Histopathologically OSF is characterized by epithelial atrophy, chronic inflammation, juxtaepithelial hyalinization, leading to fibrosis of submucosal tissue ...

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2015

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Role of oral exfoliative cytology in predicting premalignant potential of oral submucous fibrosis: A short study.
 

Author(s): Shweta Jaitley, Pankaj Agarwal, Ramballabh Upadhyay

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;11(2):471-4.

 

The present study was undertaken with an aim of determining the cytological features observed in mucosal smears of oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) patients and comparing them with that of features of normal mucosal cells. The observed features were than analyzed for their reliability ...

Last Updated: 7 Jul 2015

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The terms "Oral submucous fibrosis" returned 6 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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Last Updated: 21 Dec 2015

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