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ALLMedicine™ Oral Leukoplakia Center

Research & Reviews  226 results

Management of Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders.
Oral Diseases; Kerr AR, Lodi G

Jul 30th, 2021 - Patients with oral potentially malignant disorders (OPMDs), including oral leukoplakia and erythroplakia, proliferative verrucous leukoplakia, oral submucous fibrosis, and oral lichen planus/lichenoid lesions can be challenging to manage. A small ...

Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown on Oral Oncology-related Outpatient Volume at Indian Dental...
The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice; Panta P, Reddy P et. al.

Jul 29th, 2021 - This study aimed to evaluate the impact of the lockdown on oral oncology-related out-patient volume at Indian dental institutions. The total number of newly diagnosed cases of oral submucous fibrosis, oral leukoplakia, oral lichen planus, and oral...

Malignant Transformation Rate of Non-reactive Oral Hyperkeratoses Suggests an Early Dys...
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Head and Neck Pathology; Stojanov IJ, Woo SB

Jul 14th, 2021 - The presence of epithelial dysplasia (ED) in oral leukoplakia is the single most important predictor of malignant transformation (MT). The majority of leukoplakias, however, do not show evidence of ED and yet MT of these lesions is well-recognized...

Application of the Bethesda system of reporting for cervical cytology to evaluate human...
Diagnostic Cytopathology; Sivakumar N, Narwal A et. al.

Jun 25th, 2021 - Human papilloma virus (HPV) has a well-established carcinogenic role in certain head and neck cancers. These HPV associated cancers possess unique clinicopathological behavior and exhibits better prognosis than their negative counterparts. Detecti...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  10 results

Pioglitazone Hydrochloride in Preventing Head and Neck Cancer in Patients With Oral Leukoplakia

Apr 30th, 2019 - PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. Determine whether pioglitazone (pioglitazone hydrochloride) reverses leukoplakia in patients with hyperplastic or dysplastic oral cavity or oropharyngeal leukoplakia. SECONDARY OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the safety and tolerab...

Radiation- and Alkylator-free Bone Marrow Transplantation Regimen for Patients With Dyskeratosis Congenita

Aug 7th, 2018 - Dyskeratosis congenita (DC) is an inherited multisystem disorder, which classically presents with a clinical triad of skin pigment abnormalities, nail dystrophy, and oral leukoplakia. DC is part of a spectrum of telomere biology disorders, which i...

Celecoxib in Preventing Cancer in Patients With Oral Leukoplakia and/or Head and Neck Dysplasia

Mar 29th, 2018 - Celecoxib is being studied in precancerous lesions of the head and neck in part because, it has been shown to prevent the progression of another type of precancerous polyps (a type of abnormal growth) in patients at high risk for colorectal cancer...

Comparison Between Two Different High Power Ablative Lasers in the Treatment of Oral Leukoplakia

Jul 28th, 2017 - The purpose of this research was to determine the effectiveness of two high-power ablative lasers in the treatment of oral leukoplakia. Furthermore, the purpose was to compare reciprocally and evaluate the subjective and objective postoperative pa...

Photodynamic Therapy Using Aminolevulinic Acid in Treating Patients With Oral Leukoplakia

Oct 9th, 2014 - PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine the toxicity and feasibility of photodynamic therapy using pulsed laser therapy and oral aminolevulinic acid in treating patients with oral leukoplakia. II. To define the dose-limiting toxicity and maximum toler...

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News  3 results

Management Strategies for Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders

Mar 16th, 2018 - Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders Oral potentially malignant disorders (OPMDs) include oral leukoplakia (OL), oral erythroplakia, oral submucous fibrosis, oral lichen planus, proliferative verrucous leukoplakia, and actinic keratosis. Once an O...

AACR: Less Cancer With NSAIDs But More Cardiovascular Deaths

Apr 18th, 2005 - Action Points This preliminary study suggests that NSAIDs reduce the risk of oral cancer. However, advise patients who inquire about these findings that this may place them at increased risk of death from heart disease. Advise smokers that smoking...

Black hairy tongue
Sergio Vañó-Galván, MD, Pedro Jaén, PhD

A 71-year-old man presents for evaluation of an asymptomatic black discoloration of the tongue that he noticed several days earlier. The tongue does not itch or hurt, and the patient is otherwise well, although he is concerned about potential mali.

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