Efficacy of aloe vera gel as an adjuvant treatment of oral submucous fibrosis.

@article{Alam2013EfficacyOA,
  title={Efficacy of aloe vera gel as an adjuvant treatment of oral submucous fibrosis.},
  author={Sarwar Alam and Iqbal Ali and Kolli Yada Giri and Sadhasivam Gokkulakrishnan and Subodh Shankar Natu and Mohammad Imran Faisal and Anshita Agarwal and Himanshu Sharma},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={116 6},
  pages={717-24}
}
OBJECTIVE Definitive therapy is not defined for the management of oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF). This study evaluated the efficacy of aloe vera gel as an adjuvant treatment of OSMF. STUDY DESIGN A double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group randomized controlled trial was conducted on 60 subjects with OSMF divided into medicinal treatment (submucosal injection of hyaluronidase and dexamethasone, n = 30) and surgical treatment (n = 30) categories. Each category was randomly divided into… CONTINUE READING
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