05May 2019

UTILIZATION OF BUCCAL FAT PAD IN ORAL SUB MUCOUS FIBROSIS - A CASE REPORT.

  • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Penang International Dental College, Malaysia.
  • Department of Periodontolgy, MBDC, Kerala, India.
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Oral submucous fibrosis is a potentially malignant disorder, having its highest incidence in the south east asian population. It affects oral, oropharyngeal, and at times esophageal mucosa, producing clinical signs and symptoms including excessive salivation, limited mouth opening, burning sensation, absent gustatory sensation, difficulty in chewing and swallowing, narrowing of the eustachian tube causing disturbance in hearing too.There has been reported a high risk of malignant transformation associated with the same. Buccal Fat Pad has been reported to be succesful in the management of the same. We report a case where buccal pad of fat has been successfully used in the management of oral submucous fibrosis.


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[Abin Varghese, Kamaraj Loganathan, Senthil Kumar G, Nimal Ram Gandhi and Tina Varghese. (2019); UTILIZATION OF BUCCAL FAT PAD IN ORAL SUB MUCOUS FIBROSIS - A CASE REPORT. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 7 (5). 157-162] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


Dr Abin Varghese
LECTURER,DEPARTMENT OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY,PENANG INTERNATIONAL DENTAL COLLEGE, :-LEVEL 3,17-21,NB TOWER,5050 JALAN BAGAB LUAR,12000 BUTTERWORTH,PULAU PINANG,MALAYSIA

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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/9015       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/9015


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