Oral Submucous Fibrosis

  • Divya Mehrotra
Part of the Head and Neck Cancer Clinics book series (HNCC)


Oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) is a chronic, insidious, progressive oral mucosal disease affecting the oral cavity, pharynx, and upper digestive tract, causing stiffness of the oral mucosa, restricted mouth opening, and impaired ability to eat, speak, or care for oral hygiene [1].


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© Peter A. Brennan, Tom Aldridge, Raghav C. Dwivedi, Rehan Kazi 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Divya Mehrotra
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental SciencesKing George’s Medical UniversityLucknowIndia

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