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A study on effect of intra lesional steroid infilteration in oral sub mucuous fibrosis in a tertiary care hospital

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Article Type : Research Article

Author Details: Satyajit Mishra*,Parthasarathi Sethy

Volume : 2

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2582-421X

Print ISSN : 2582-4147

Article First Page : 44

Article End Page : 47


Oral sub mucous fibrosis is a common disease affecting all age groups in western Orissa. Because of rampant use of tobacco, gutka and betel chewing the disease has become a modern age epidemic. Various modality of treatments have been tried to ameliorate the consequences of the disease including Anti-oxidants, local and systemic steroid, physiotherapy with varying success rate. A study was conducted in Department of E.N.T. & Head and neck Surgery- V.S.S. Medical College, Burla, between January 2015 to July 2016 to gain a knowledge base about the efficacy of intralesional steroid injection in cases of Oral sub mucous fibrosis.

Keywords: Oral sub mucous fibrosis, Steroid injection.