Consumption of areca quid, cigarettes, and alcohol related to the comorbidity of oral submucous fibrosis and oral cancer.

@article{Ho2007ConsumptionOA,
  title={Consumption of areca quid, cigarettes, and alcohol related to the comorbidity of oral submucous fibrosis and oral cancer.},
  author={Pei-Shan Ho and Y Yang and T Y Shieh and I-Yueh Eric Huang and Yun-Kwan Chen and Ko-Ni Lin and Chung-Ho Chen},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2007},
  volume={104 5},
  pages={647-52}
}
OBJECTIVE Oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) is defined as a precancerous condition, and it is also commonly seen in clinical practice, coexisting with oral cancer. The aim of this study was to identify the effects of areca quid, cigarette, and alcohol on the coexistence of oral cancer and OSF. STUDY DESIGN This is a case-control study. One hundred four histologically confirmed male OSF subjects were included, which consisted of 65 OSF subjects without oral cancer (control group) and 39 OSF… CONTINUE READING