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Dental and Medical Problems

2013, vol. 50, nr 1, January-March, p. 85–87

Publication type: clinical case

Language: English

Oral Submucous Fibrosis in a 10 Year Old Girl – Case Report

Zwłóknienie podśluzówkowe jamy ustnej u 10-letniej dziewczynki – opis przypadku

Anubhav Shivpuri1,A,B,D,E,F, Sunil Sharma1,A,B, Mridula Trehan2,A,D, Abhay S Hivpuri3,A,D,F

1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Mahatma Gandhi Dental College and Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

2 Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Mahatma Gandhi Dental College and Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

3 Private Practice, Karnataka, India

Abstract

The authors report a case of a 10 year old girl who presented with a complaint of reduced mouth opening and a burning sensation. On examination, she was clinically diagnosed with oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF). The patient was supplemented with oral vitamin A, zinc acetate syrup along with oral iron supplements and was followed up for 2 months. Following treatment the patient reported increased mouth opening and a reduced burning sensation proving the treatments success.

Streszczenie

Opisano przypadek 10-letniej dziewczynki, która zgłosiła się z powodu ograniczonego otwierania ust i pieczenia w jamie ustnej. Na podstawie badania postawiono rozpoznanie kliniczne – włóknienie podśluzówkowe jamy ustnej (OSF). W leczeniu zastosowano doustną suplementację witaminy A z octanem cynku i doustne podawanie żelaza przez 2 miesiące W następstwie leczenia pacjentka zauważyła zwiększenie zakresu otwierania ust i zmniejszenie pieczenia, co uznano za sukces terapeutyczny.

Key words

oral submucous fibrosis, diagnosis, treatment

Słowa kluczowe

zwłóknienie podśluzówkowe jamy ustnej, rozpoznanie, leczenie

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