Oral submucous fibrosis

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Oral submucous fibrosis

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The terms "Oral submucous fibrosis" returned 75 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Morphometric analysis of epithelial thickness and blood vessels in different grades of oral submucous fibrosis.
 

Author(s): N Garg, R Mehrotra R

Journal: Malays J Pathol. 2014 Dec;36(3):189-93.

 

Oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) is a common oral health problem in the Indian subcontinent. It is characterized by a juxtaepithelial inflammatory reaction followed by fibroelastic changes in the lamina propria. Traditionally, it is said to be associated with marked epidermal atrophy ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2014

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Estimation of serum superoxide dismutase and serum malondialdehyde in oral submucous fibrosis: a clinical and biochemical study.
 

Author(s): M L Avinash Tejasvi, Balaji Babu Bangi, P Geetha, C K Anulekha Avinash, B Chittaranjan, Harsha Bhayya, Pavani Donempudi

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;10(3):722-5.

 

To estimate the level of lipid peroxidation product (MDA) and the activities of antioxidative enzymes superoxide dismutase (SOD) and the correlation of these parameters in Oral Submucous fibrosis (OSF).

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2014

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Altered immunohistochemical expression of mast cell tryptase and chymase in the pathogenesis of oral submucous fibrosis and malignant transformation of the overlying epithelium.
 

Author(s): Archana Yadav, Rajiv S Desai, Bansari A Bhuta, Jatinder S Singh, Reema Mehta, Akash P Nehete

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Mast cells (MCs) expressing serine proteases; tryptase and chymase, are associated with fibrosis in various diseases. However, little is known about their involvement in oral submucous fibrosis (OSF). Our goal was to evaluate the role of MC tryptase and chymase in the pathogenesis ...

Last Updated: 30 May 2014

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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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