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Year : 1992  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 181-183

The effects of placental extract in management of oral sub-mucous fibrosis

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S K Katharia

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Oral submucous fibrosis, an insidious chronic precancerous condition of oral cavity chiefly occurs in the Indian subcontinent. It manifests as stiffness of oral mucosa, trismus, burning sensation and inability to eat. lnj. Placenta extract was given locally and effects were monitored in reducing the severity of the disease. There was significant improvement in mouth opening, colour of oral mucosa, burning sensation, and reduction of fibrous bands.


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