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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Epidemiological survey of oral submucous fibrosis and leukoplakia in aborigines of Taiwan.
Histological changes in palatal and paratubal muscles in oral submucous fibrosis.
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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.
Of greatest concern, however, is a condition called oral submucous fibrosis, which frequently leads to mouth cancer.