publication . Article . Part of book or chapter of book . Other literature type . 2008

Oral submucous fibrosis

Abdul Hafeez Shaikh; Shaheen Ahmed; Sadia Siddique; Noureen Iqbal; Syed Mohd. Umer Hasan; Syed Jaffar Abbas Zaidi; Anwar Ali;
Open Access
  • Published: 13 Nov 2008 Journal: BMJ, volume 310, pages 871-871 (issn: 0959-8138, eissn: 1468-5833, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: BMJ
Abstract
Objectives: Oral Submucous Fibrosis is a chronic, high risk, debilitating, pre-cancerous oral condition that is prevalent in Southeast Asian consumers of areca nut. This study was conducted to determine regarding gender specificity with relation to stages of OSF and medical & surgical treatment modalities. Setting: OSF patients treated at Oral Surgery clinics of Dow International Medical College, Dow University of Health Sciences. Period: From January 2016 to November 2017. Design of Study: Cross-sectional Hospital based study. Materials & Methods: Patients were divided into four groups based on their clinical presentations according to Khanna JN and And...
Subjects
free text keywords: General Medicine, Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology, General Dentistry, Diseases of the musculoskeletal system, RC925-935, Pathology and Forensic Medicine, Oral Surgery, Research Article, Letter, Fibrinolysis, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Saliva, Dermatology, medicine.medical_specialty, Oral cavity, business.industry, business, Fibrin Tissue Adhesive, Fibrin, biology.protein, biology, Chronic disease, Pathology, Coagulopathy, medicine.disease, Oral submucous fibrosis, Fibrous bands, Oral mucosa, medicine.anatomical_structure, Soft palate, Submucosal fibrosis, Pharynx, Upper third, Internal medicine, Gastroenterology, Etiology, Tongue, MEDLINE, Disease, Carcinoma, Connective tissue, Pathogenesis, Pediatric otolaryngology, Air breathing, Head and neck surgery, Fibrosis, Head and neck oncology, Age-related hearing loss, Endoscopic surgery, Epithelium, Precancerous condition, Long period, East indian, Buccal administration, Surgery, Mouth opening, Mucosal disease, Upper digestive tract, Oral hygiene
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