oral submucous fibrosis


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or·al sub·mu·cous fi·bro·sis

a precancerous condition of the oral mucosa and upper aerodigestive tract characteristically seen in a resident of India.

or·al sub·mu·cous fi·bro·sis

(ōrăl sŭb-myūkŭs fī-brōsis)
Precancerous condition of oral mucosa and upper aerodigestive tract characteristically found in residents of India.
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Estimation of serum and salivary immunoglobulin G and immunoglobulin A in oral pre-cancer: A study in oral submucous fibrosis and oral lichen planus.
In 12 cases of oral submucous fibrosis, 6 had abusive history of smoking and gutka chewing and 3 had history of alcohol, betel nuts and pan chewing.
The present study was aimed at using both these versatile flaps in combination to reconstruct the defects following excision of fibrous bands in oral submucous fibrosis.
Epidemiological survey of oral submucous fibrosis and leukoplakia in aborigines of Taiwan.
Conclusion: Bilateral Nasolabial flap is a satisfactory treatment modality for oral submucous fibrosis both functionally and esthetically.
1) These products have been strongly implicated in the recent increase in the incidence of oral submucous fibrosis, especially in the very young, even after a short period of use.
This prospective randomized single blinded outcome based study was done on 100 cases of clinically diagnosed oral submucous fibrosis done during 2005-2006.
Thirty two patients of leukoplakia, 28 patients of oral submucous fibrosis, 21 patients of Lichen planus and 12 patients of oral cancer group 17-50 years were selected.
Oral submucous fibrosis causes permanent cell changes in mouth tissues.
In our center a young female patient presented with Oral submucous fibrosis without known causative factor.
Objective: To determine the relationship of age, gender and other associated risk factors linked with malignant transformation of oral submucous fibrosis into oral squamous cell carcinoma.
Trace elements (copper, zinc, selenium, and molybdenum) as markers in oral submucous fibrosis and oral squamous cell carcinoma.