Oral submucous fibrosis

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Oral submucous fibrosis

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The terms "Oral submucous fibrosis" returned 99 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Evaluation of transforming growth factor beta1 gene in oral submucous fibrosis induced in Sprague-Dawley rats by injections of areca nut and pan masala (commercial areca nut product) extracts.
 

Author(s): Shilpa Maria, Venkatesh V Kamath, Krishnanand Satelur, Komali Rajkumar

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;12(1):379-85.

 

Oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) is a potentially malignant oral disorder causally linked to the habit of chewing arecanut. The pathogenesis of the disorder is multifactorial and transforming growth factor beta (TGF-beta) is a prominent player in the induction of fibrosis. The alkaloids ...

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2016

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Is there an association between oral submucous fibrosis and ABO blood grouping?
 

Author(s): Venu K Gopal Reddy, Ninad J Moon, Vijayta Sharva, , Eshwar K Reddy, Sujitha Chandralkala

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;12(1):126-30.

 

Oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) is one of the most common premalignant conditions in Indian subcontinent due to the traditional use of Areca nut and its various preparations. The genetic predisposition has also been reported in its etiopathogenesis. The rate of malignant transformation ...

Last Updated: 13 Apr 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 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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Evaluation of Auto Antibodies in Oral Sub Mucous Fibrosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Oral Submucous Fibrosis

 

Last Updated: 2 Jan 2017

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