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Title Oral submucous fibrosis : a guide to diagnosis and management / Saman Warnakulasuriya, Kannan Ranganathan, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2023


Description 1 online resource
Series Textbooks in contemporary dentistry
Textbooks in contemporary dentistry.
Contents Chapter 1. ORAL SUBMUCOUS FIBROSIS An Historical Perspective -- Chapter 2. Epidemiology of Oral Submucous Fibrosis: Prevalence & trends -- Chapter 3. Clinical Features Oral Submucous Fibrosis -- Chapter 4. Associated Conditions of Oral Submucous Fibrosis -- Chapter 5. Oral submucous fibrosis in childhood -- Chapter 6. Classification Systems for Oral Submucous Fibrosis -- Chapter 7. Malignant transformation of oral submucous fibrosis -- Chapter 8. Lifestyle factors -- Chapter 9. Genetic aspects of Oral Submucous Fibrosis -- Chapter 10. Diet and Micronutrients -- Chapter 11. In Vivi and In Vitor Experimental Evidence -- Chapter 12. Fibrogenic factors and molecular mechanisms -- Chapter 13. Non-invasive diagnostic techniques in oral submucous fibrosis -- Chapter 14. Pathology of Oral Submucous Fibrosis -- Chapter 15. Biomarkers in Oral Submucous Fibrosis -- Chapter 16. Medical Management of Oral Submucous Fibrosis -- Chapter 17. Curcumin as a chemopreventive agent for oral submucous fibrosis -- Chapter 18. Surgical Management of Oral Submucous Fibrosis -- Chapter 19. Areca nut addiction- Tools to assess addiction -- Chapter 20. Behavioural interventions for areca nut cessation in the prevention and management of oral submucous fibrosis -- Chapter 21. Pharmaceutical agents for areca nut cessation -- Chapter 22. World Literature Bibliography
Summary The book presents guides to the diagnosis and management of Oral Submucous Fibrosis, and includes a concise update on the recent evidence on aetiology and aetiopathogenesis to educate the reader on the prevention of the disease. Oral Submucous Fibrosis is a potentially malignant disorder that leads to the development of oral cancer. The first part of the book is dedicated to the epidemiology, the clinical features and the classification of Oral Submucous Fibrosis and associated conditions. The aetiology of Oral Submucous Fibrosis including lifestyle and genetic factors is discussed in the second part of the book followed by two chapters on the etiopathogenesis of the disease. Readers will find clear guidance on investigative techniques and the management of Oral Submucous Fibrosis. The last part of the book considers the connection between Areca nut and the disease and outlines methods of supporting areca nut chewers on habit cessation. The book is designed to serve as a comprehensive resource and reference in the oral health domain for learners at all levels, researchers, clinicians, and public health professionals. It will be of great value for students and trainees on any graduate program in dentistry
Notes Includes index
Print version record
Subject Mouth -- Fibrosis
Form Electronic book
Author Warnakulasuriya, S. (Saman), editor.
Ranganathan, Kannan, editor
ISBN 3031128559