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Efficacy of Dexamethasone Mucosal Patch for Oral Submucous Fibrosis (OSMF) – A Pilot Study

*, Dr. K N Sumanth and Ongole, Dr. Ravikiran and *, Dr. Jyotsna Rimal (2010) Efficacy of Dexamethasone Mucosal Patch for Oral Submucous Fibrosis (OSMF) – A Pilot Study. Int Poster J Dent Oral Med , 12 (2). Poster 484.

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Abstract

Oral Submucous Fibrosis (OSMF) is a disease mainly associated with the chewing of arecanut, an ingredient of the betel quid, and is prevalent in south Asian population. For management of OSMF, intralesional steroids have been routinely used with fairly good results. The disadvantage with intralesional steroid is, it requires multiple injections which causes unnecessary trauma to the already inflamed area and it is also very painful. Hence, this study, using a dexamethasone bio-adhesive mucosal patch which is a non invasive method of drug delivery, was planned

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Oral Medicine and Radiology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 24 May 2012 06:17
Last Modified: 24 May 2012 06:17
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/76496

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