Research Achievements of Oral Submucous Fibrosis: Progress and Prospect

Hui Xu, Feng-yuan Lyu, Jiang-yuan Song, Yu-ming Xu, Er-hui Jiang, Zheng-Jun Shang, Li-li Chen, Zhi Xu, Mohammad Alam
2021 BioMed Research International  
Oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) is a kind of chronic, insidious disease, and it is categorized into potentially malignant disorders (PMD), which poses a global and regional problem to public health. It is considered to be a multifactorial disease, such as due to areca nut chewing, trace element disorders, and genetic susceptibility. However, there is still no unanimous conclusion on its pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment strategies. Hence, this article provides a comprehensive review and
more » ... pect of OSMF research, providing scholars and clinicians with a better perspective and new ideas for the research and treatment of OSMF.
doi:10.1155/2021/6631856 pmid:33791368 pmcid:PMC7997751 fatcat:qwy6vyfxrrfvfkyabyutcxd25y