The search strategies were obtained through the DeCs/Mesh dictionary and were used in the databases of the Pubmed and Virtual Health Library (VHL), with the following descriptors: "Bulimia" [Mesh] OR "Bulimias" OR "Binge Eating" OR "Eating, Binge" OR "Bulimia Nervosa" [Mesh] OR "Nervosa, Bulimia" AND "Anorexia" [Mesh] OR "Anorexias" OR "Anorexia Nervosa" [Mesh] OR "Anorexia Nervosas" OR "Nervosa, Anorexia" OR "Nervosas, Anorexia" AND "Mouth" [Mesh] OR "Oral Cavity" OR "Cavity, Oral" OR "Cavitas Oris" OR "Vestibule of the Mouth" OR "Vestibule Oris" OR "Oral Cavity Proper
" OR "Mouth Cavity Proper" OR "Cavitas oris propria".
This malignant mesenchymal tumor of the fibroblasts rarely affects the oral cavity proper
. The etiology of fibrosarcoma remains obscure, with many associated risk factors like radiation exposure, trauma, Paget's disease of bone, fibrous dysplasia, and chronic osteomyelitis.
The oral cavity is divided into a vestibule and the oral cavity proper
. The vestibule is the space between the lips, cheeks, and teeth.
Clinical diagnosis of OSMF was based on symptom of burning sensation in mouth upon consumption of spicy or hot foods, repeated vesiculation or ulceration in oral cavity and signs observed were vesicles/ulcers in oral cavity, areas of fibrosis in vestibule of mouth, oral cavity proper
and oropharynx, partial or complete inability to protrude out the tongue (ankyloglossia) with or without reduced mouth opening (trismus).