Zahra Delavarian

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of oral mucosal lesions in institutionalized elderly people in Mashhad, northeast of Iran. BACKGROUND This study was conducted to assess the prevalence of oral lesions in the institutionalized elderly. METHODS In this survey, we studied all of the nursing homes in Mashhad; a total of five(More)
PURPOSE Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is one of the most common ulcers of the oral cavity with a reported prevalence of 5- 50%. There is still no definitive treatment for RAS; however, immunosuppressive and immunomodulant agents have been proposed. In this study, we compared the therapeutic effects of 5 mg/d prednisolone with 0.5 mg/d colchicine in(More)
Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) derived from keratocystic odontogenic tumor is an extremely rare tumor that is limited to the jaws. Most intraosseous carcinomas originate from the epithelial lining of odontogenic cysts, so they are called odontogenic carcinomas. They occur more frequently in men and the mean age of patients is 57 years. The following report(More)
OBJECTIVES Current treatments of oral lichen planus are palliative, not curative. Because psychiatric disorders significantly influence the development and severity of oral lichen planus, the use of psychiatric drug therapy may be an adjunct in treatment. The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of drug therapy of psychiatric disorders in(More)
BACKGROUND Mucositis is one of the acute complications of radiotherapy which can ulcerate oral mucosa and cause severe pain and discomfort which can affect oral normal function. Propolis is a natural source of flavenoid which has antiulcer, antibacterial, antifungal, healing and anti-inflammatory effects. Using such an affordable compound without any bad(More)
As a health care provider, dentists must be prepared for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of medical emergencies (MEs) in dental office, by means of basic recommended emergency equipments, emergency drugs and an appropriate knowledge. To assess the knowledge and preparedness of Mashhad (in north east of Iran) general dentists about common MEs in dental(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine diagnostic value of modified Liquid Based Brush Biopsy technique. STUDY DESIGN 26 oral premalignant and malignant lesions in 25 patients (12 females; 54.23+/-19.77 years and 13 males; 53.77+/-15.43 years) underwent Modified (Liquid Based) Brush Biopsy and scalpel biopsy simultaneously from the same area. RESULTS There were 16(More)
INTRODUCTION Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common malignant tumor of the oral cavity and one of the 10th most common causes of death. It arises from dysplastic oral squamous epithelium. By considering the pathogenesis of squamous cell carcinoma, the smooth and intact surface for this lesion is not usual. CASE PRESENTATION A painful nodular lesion(More)
At the world level, head and neck cancer is the sixth most common cancer (Fedele 2009). Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) accounts for about 40% of head and neck and 90-95% of oral malignancies (Neville et al. 1995; Pektas et al. 2006). OSCC is proceeded by visible changes in the oral mucosa, such as: white plaque, redness, ulcer or exophytic lesion, with(More)
Background and aims. Standard treatment of oral lichen planus (OLP) includes topical or systemic corticosteroids that have many adverse effects. A trend toward alternative natural or herbal drugs has attended recently. This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of quercetin in treatment of erosive-atrophic OLP. Materials and methods. Thirty patients(More)