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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28816192/tobacco-abuse-and-associated-oral-lesions-among-interstate-migrant-construction-workers
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Anzil Ks Ali, Arshad Mohammed, Archana A Thomas, Shann Paul, M Shahul, K Kasim
AIM: The present study was conducted to assess the prevalence of tobacco use and associated oral mucosal lesions among construction workers of Cochin, Kerala, India. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional study was carried at various construction sites of Cochin and 2,163 workers were selected using multistage sampling method and were interviewed and examined. Information regarding demographic details, form, type, frequency of tobacco use, earlier attempt to quit, and willingness to quit tobacco use was obtained using predesigned questionnaire...
August 1, 2017: Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28814981/cpg-location-and-methylation-level-are-crucial-factors-for-the-early-detection-of-oral-squamous-cell-carcinoma-in-brushing-samples-using-bisulfite-sequencing-of-a-13-gene-panel
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Luca Morandi, Davide Gissi, Achille Tarsitano, Sofia Asioli, Andrea Gabusi, Claudio Marchetti, Lucio Montebugnoli, Maria Pia Foschini
BACKGROUND: Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is usually diagnosed at an advanced stage and is commonly preceded by oral premalignant lesions. The mortality rates have remained unchanged (50% within 5 years after diagnosis), and it is related to tobacco smoking and alcohol intake. Novel molecular markers for early diagnosis are urgently needed. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic value of methylation level in a set of 18 genes by bisulfite next-generation sequencing...
2017: Clinical Epigenetics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28797444/straticyte-demonstrates-prognostic-value-over-oral-epithelial-dysplasia-grade-for-oral-potentially-malignant-lesion-assessment
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Jason T K Hwang, Ying R Gu, Benjamin J Dickson, Mi Shen, Ranju Ralhan, Paul G Walfish, David Mock, Kenneth P H Pritzker
OBJECTIVES: Straticyte™ was previously shown to be a more effective prognostic assessment than the current standard of care, histopathological dysplasia grading, to assess progression risk of oral epithelial dysplasia to invasive cancer [Hwang JT, Gu YR, Shen M, Ralhan R, Walfish PG, Pritzker KP, et al. Individualized five-year risk assessment for oral premalignant lesion progression to cancer. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2017;123:374-81]. In this follow-up study, our aim is to confirm the prognostic value of Straticyte using an independent cohort of oral biopsy cases previously assessed as epithelial dysplasia of various grades...
September 2017: Oral Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28780893/abnormal-uterine-bleeding-in-perimenopause
#4
S R Goldstein, M A Lumsden
Abnormal uterine bleeding is one of the commonest presenting complaints encountered in a gynecologist's office or primary-care setting. The wider availability of diagnostic tools has allowed prompt diagnosis and treatment of an increasing number of menstrual disorders in an office setting. This White Paper reviews the advantages and disadvantages of transvaginal ultrasound, blind endometrial sampling and diagnostic hysteroscopy. Once a proper diagnosis has been established, appropriate therapy may be embarked upon...
August 7, 2017: Climacteric: the Journal of the International Menopause Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28761282/verruciform-xanthoma-of-the-tongue
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Sanjay Byakodi, Barun Kumar, Sandeep Patil, Swapnil Shinde
Verruciform xanthoma is a benign, soft tissue lesion occurring on the orogenital mucosa. Presentation of oral lesions can be pink, yellow, or gray raised plaque or papule with granular, papillary, or verrucous in nature. There are many theories proposed for the etiopathogenesis of verruciform xanthoma. Clinical observations may be misguiding as the lesion resembles malignant and premalignant lesions. Histopathological confirmation is essential for diagnosis and avoiding radical surgery. Once excised, the lesion does not recur...
January 2017: National Journal of Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28743663/the-variant-of-pri-mir-26a-1-polymorphism-is-associated-with-decreased-risk-of-betel-quid-related-oral-premalignant-lesions-and-oral-squamous-cell-carcinoma
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Cheng-Mei Yang, Chien-Chou Chen, Yu-Kai Tseng, Sin-Jhih Huang, Huei-Han Liou, Yi-Cheng Lee, Jang-Hwa Lee, Jyh-Seng Wang, Hung-Chih Chen, Chao-Chuan Chi, Bor-Hwang Kang, Yun-Chung Lin, Kuo-Wang Tsai, Luo-Ping Ger
OBJECTIVES: This case-control study evaluated the association of the single nucleotide polymorphism rs7372209 (T>C) in pri-mir-26a-1 with the risk and progression of betel quid (BQ)-related oral premalignant lesions (OPLs) and oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). STUDY DESIGN: In total, 597 BQ chewers were recruited: 196 healthy controls, 241 patients with OPLs, and 160 patients with OSCC. Genotypes were determined using the TaqMan real-time assay. RESULTS: The C/T + T/T genotypes and T allele in pri-mir-26a-1 were correlated with a decreased risk of BQ-related OPLs (P = ...
June 8, 2017: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28720506/arecoline-activates-latent-transforming-growth-factor-%C3%AE-1-via-mitochondrial-reactive-oxygen-species-in-buccal-fibroblasts-suppression-by-epigallocatechin-3-gallate
#7
Yu-Ping Hsieh, King-Jean Wu, Hsin-Ming Chen, Yi-Ting Deng
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: Oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) is a premalignant condition caused by the chewing of areca nut (AN). Transforming growth factor β (TGFβ) plays a central role in the pathogenesis of OSF. Connective tissue growth factor (CTGF or CCN2) and early growth response-1 (Egr-1) are important mediators in the fibrotic response to TGFβ in several fibrotic disorders including OSF. Arecoline, a major AN alkaloid, induced the synthesis of CCN2 and Egr-1 in human buccal mucosal fibroblast (BMFs)...
July 15, 2017: Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, Taiwan Yi Zhi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28643319/-progress-of-the-application-of-optical-coherence-tomography-in-gastrointestinal-tumor-surgery
#8
Yongsheng Li, Hao Liu, Haipeng Huang, Yu Zhu, Haijun Deng, Jiang Yu, Site Luo, Li Huo, Li Lin, Huikai Xie, Guoxin Li
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a real-time, cross-sectional optical imaging technology. It is analogous to ultrasonography, except that OCT uses light waves instead of sound waves, and can provide three-dimensional morphological images of living tissues with a micrometer resolution. Through the use of endoscopes, needles, catheters and laparoscopes, OCT has demonstrated tremendous imaging potential in tumor surgery. The current studies suggest that OCT has potential for clinical applications in the following fields of gastrointestinal tumor surgery: (1) Early tumor detection and diagnosis: OCT can distinguish differences between polyp tissue, normal tissue and malignant tissue...
June 25, 2017: Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28638555/a-comparative-evaluation-oral-leukoplakia-surgical-management-using-diode-laser-co2-laser-and-cryosurgery
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Madhukar Natekar, Hosahallli-Puttaiah Raghuveer, Dilip-Kumar Rayapati, Eshwara-Singh Shobha, Nagesh-Tavane Prashanth, Vinod Rangan, Archana G Panicker
BACKGROUND: The comparatively evaluate the three surgical treatment modalities namely cryosurgery, diode and CO2 laser surgery in terms of healing outcomes on the day of surgery, first and second week post operatively and recurrence at the end of 18 months was assessed. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Thirty selected patients were divided randomly into three groups. Each group comprising of ten patients were subjected to one of the three modalities of treatment namely cryosurgery, diode laser or CO2 laser surgery for ablation of OL...
June 2017: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28612700/knowledge-gaps-in-oral-and-maxillofacial-surgery-a-systematic-mapping
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Marie Österberg, Anders Holmlund, Bo Sunzel, Sofia Tranæus, Svante Twetman, Bodil Lund
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to evaluate available knowledge and identify knowledge gaps within the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery, by systematically collecting and evaluating systematic reviews. Twelve specific domains were selected: surgical removal of teeth, antibiotic and corticosteroid prophylaxis, orofacial infections, dental and facial trauma, orthognathic surgery, reconstructive surgery, benign tumors, cysts, premalignant lesions, oral complications of treatment of malignant tumors, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, temporomandibular joint surgery, cost effectiveness of different surgical treatments, and ethics...
January 2017: International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28580490/estimation-of-expression-of-oral-fluid-biomarkers-in-the-diagnosis-of-pretumor-diseases-of-oral-mucosa
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E V Kochurova, V N Nikolenko
Complex clinical, dental, and morphological investigation, and ELISA of levels of MMP-2, 8, 9, and TIMP-1 and 2 in the saliva was performed during primary examination of patients with premalignant lesions of maxillofacial area and practically healthy volunteers. Levels of all study MMP in the saliva significantly differed (p≤0.05) in patients with premalignant lesions and the control. These patients were also characterized by a significant (0.1≤p≤0.05) changes in TIMP concentrations (toward pathological pattern) comparing to the control...
June 3, 2017: Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28574425/local-immune-responsiveness-of-mice-bearing-premalignant-oral-lesions-to-pd-1-antibody-treatment
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Corinne A Levingston, M Rita I Young
A carcinogen-induced premalignant oral lesion model that progresses to oral cancer was used to examine the immunological impact of a 5-week treatment regimen to block programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-1). PD-1 antibody treatment resulted in concurrent, but transient, increases in interleukin (IL)-2, IFN-γ and IL-17, and delayed increases in IL-6 and IL-10 within the lesion-bearing tongue epithelium. In contrast, cytokine secretion by lymph node cells of PD-1 antibody-treated mice was lower than for mice treated with control antibodies, with the exception of interferon (IFN)-γ, whose secretion increased late in the treatment period...
June 2, 2017: Cancers
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28554768/caveolin-1-expression-in-oral-lichen-planus-dysplastic-lesions-and-squamous-cell-carcinoma
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Zohreh Jaafari-Ashkavandi, Ehsan Aslani
Caveolin-1(Cav-1), the main part of caveolae structure, is supposed to play a role in pathogenesis of many human tumors. Since oral lichen planus (OLP) is considered as a potential premalignant disease, this study evaluated Cav-1 expression in OLP in comparison with benign hyperkeratosis, dysplastic epithelium and oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), to investigate its possible role in pathogenesis and malignant transformation of OLP. In this cross-sectional retrospective study, immunohistochemical expression of Cav-1 in the epithelial component and stroma was evaluated in 81 samples, including 12 cases of hyperkeratosis, 24 OLP, 22 epithelial dysplasia, and 23 OSCC samples...
March 9, 2017: Pathology, Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28551628/regulation-of-mirna-146a-and-mirna-150-levels-by-celecoxib-in-premalignant-lesions-of-k14-hpv16-mice
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Rui M Gil DA Costa, Rita Araújo, Joana M O Santos, Mara Fernandes, Tiago Neto, Hugo Sousa, Joana Ribeiro, Margarida M S M Bastos, Paula A Oliveira, Diogo Carmo, Fátima Casaca, Sandra Silva, Carlos Lopes, Rui Medeiros
BACKGROUND/AIM: Human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV16) induces various types of cancer in several locations. Microenvironmental microRNAs (miRNAs) such as miRNA-146a and miRNA-150 regulate cancer-associated inflammation and are involved in HPV-induced carcinogenesis. We studied the effects of celecoxib on the expression of these two miRNAs in HPV16-induced lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Female transgenic (HPV16(+/-)) and wild-type (HPV16(-/-)) mice were administered 75 mg/kg/day celecoxib orally (treatment groups) or placebo (control groups) for four weeks...
June 2017: Anticancer Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513913/determination-of-role-of-ceruloplasmin-in-oral-potentially-malignant-disorders-and-oral-malignancy-a-cross-sectional-study
#15
P H Shah, R Venkatesh, C B More
OBJECTIVES: In the process of carcinogenesis, lipid peroxidation and increased oxidative stress lead to changes in certain antioxidants. This study was aimed to assess and co-relate serum levels of ceruloplasmin in oral premalignancies and oral cancer so as to gauge its possible association with the process of carcinogenesis and to determine its role as tumor marker. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study population comprised of 300 participants, equally divided into six study groups, that is, oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF), oral leukoplakia (OL), nicotina stomatitis (NS), oral malignancy (OM), controls (C), and healthy controls (HC); 5 ml of blood was collected from ante cubital vein from each participant...
May 17, 2017: Oral Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28511519/a-giant-cutaneous-horn-projecting-from-verrucous-carcinoma-of-buccal-mucosa-a-rare-case-report
#16
Priyankar Singh, Dipesh Nathani, Shashi Ranjan, Rashmi Issar
Cutaneous horn is conical shape of compact keratin that resembles a miniature animal horn. Though morphologically similar to horns in animals they are histologically very different from them. It is a circumscribed, conical, hyperkeratotic dense protrusion with epithelial cornification above the skin surface in response to a wide range of underlying benign and malignant pathological changes. Though benign, a cutaneous horn holds the potential to be premalignant or malignant. In India till now six cases has been reported with cutaneous horn at various unusual sites...
March 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28487883/genetic-and-epigenetic-profiling-of-a-solitary-peutz-jeghers-colon-polyp
#17
Heinz Linhart, Felix Bormann, Barbara Hutter, Benedikt Brors, Frank Lyko
Colon polyps represent precursor lesions of colon cancers and their malignant potential varies according to histological subtype. A rare subtype of colon polyps is the Peutz-Jeghers (PJ) polyp. PJ polyps mostly occur in the context of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, which is characterized by the development of multiple polyps in the intestinal tract and hyperpigmentation of oral mucosa and lips. Peutz-Jeghers is an autosomal dominant disorder caused by pathogenic variants of the serine threonine kinase STK11. PJ polyps very rarely occur outside of the syndrome and are then referred to as solitary PJ polyps...
May 2017: Cold Spring Harbor Molecular Case Studies
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28479681/immunolocalization-of-osteopontin-in-dysplasias-and-squamous-cell-carcinomas-arising-from-oral-epithelium
#18
Thara Aravind, Mahija Janardhanan, S Rakesh, Vindhya Savithri, U G Unnikrishnan
BACKGROUND: Early detection of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) remains one of the most efficient ways to ensure patient survival and improved quality of life. Although specific biomarkers related to OSCC have been investigated, a useful biomarker that assesses the transition potential of potentially malignant lesion to OSCC remains to be found. Osteopontin (OPN) has been recognized as an important factor in tumorigenesis and their expression in OSCC have been investigated earlier...
January 2017: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: JOMFP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28477348/the-potential-role-of-in-vivo-optical-coherence-tomography-for-evaluating-oral-soft-tissue-a-systematic-review
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REVIEW
Enrica Gentile, Claudio Maio, Antonio Romano, Luigi Laino, Alberta Lucchese
BACKGROUND: The introduction of optical coherence tomography (OCT) in dentistry enabled the integration of already existing clinical and laboratory investigations in the study of the oral cavity. This systematic review presents an overview of the literature, to evaluate the usefulness of in vivo OCT for diagnosing oral soft tissues lesions, to compare the OCT results with traditional histology, and to identify limitations in prior studies so as to improve OCT applications. METHODS: We performed a review of the literature using different search engines (PubMed, ISI Web of Science, and the Cochrane Library) employing MeSH terms such as "optical coherence tomography" and "OCT" in conjunction with other terms...
May 6, 2017: Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28471120/evaluation-of-efficacy-of-1-crystal-violet-nuclear-fast-red-stain-compared-to-haematoxyline-eosin-stain-for-assessing-mitotic-figures-in-oral-premalignant-and-malignant-lesions
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Gauri Motiwale, Shradha Jaiswal, Ashok Vikey, Tejas Motiwale, Bhupesh Bagulkar, Atul Bhat, Prakhar Kapoor
Various chromosomal arrangements in cells undergoing division are referred to as Mitotic figure (MF). The abnormal excess of mitotic figures is commonly seen in oral epithelial dysplasia (ED) and oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). In present study, we compared the number of mitotic figures in normal oral mucosa, epithelial dysplasia & OSCC sections with haematoxyline & eosine (H&E) and 1%Crystal Violet & Nuclear Fast Red (CV&NFR) stain, also the efficacy of the CV&NFR stain as compared to H & E stain. We investigated the correlation between the number of mitotic figures & grades of OSCC...
July 2016: Journal of Experimental Therapeutics & Oncology
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