ORAL SUBMUCOUS FIBROSIS-A CASE REPORT
Dr. Humaira Nazir* and Dr. Suhail Latoo
Oral sub mucous fibrosis (OSMF) is a chronic, insidious, disabling disease of oral mucosa, oropharynx, and rarely, the larynx affecting millions of people worldwide with a prevalence rate of 0.4% in Indian rural population. It results in difficulty in the mouth opening and can be disabling to the patient. It needs a timely diagnosis and thus appropriate treatment can be administered depending on the degree of involvement. A case of oral sub mucous fibrosis occurring in a 55 year old male patient is presented in this article.
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