Search for dissertations about: "oral lesions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 swedish dissertations containing the words oral lesions.

  1. 1. Snuff use and oral health among young ice-hockey players : Implications for oral health promotion

    University dissertation from Göteborgs Universitet

    Author : Margot Rolandsson; Karlstads universitet.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dental Hygiene; Oral hälsa; adolescence; grounded theory; health promotion; ice-hockey; intervention; oral health; smokeless tobacco; smoking; snuff; snuff lesions; sports; tobacco;

    Abstract : Oral health is a part of general health and from a public health perspective it is necessary to find effective strategies for oral health promotion in different target groups. Tobacco usage constitutes the single largest health risk in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Oral Health and Diabetes : Studies on health and oral self-care in subjects with type 2 diabetes

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gun Sandberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; health-related quality of life; type 2 diabetes; oral health; oral self-care; peripheral neuropathy; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Oral manifestations have been reported as risk factors for diabetes mellitus, but diabetes has also attracted the attention as part of the influence on oral disease. The aims of this thesis were to evaluate several aspects of oral health among type 2 diabetic subjects in relation to various diabetes-related variables and to health-related quality of life (HRQL). READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk factors in oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma

    University dissertation from Centre for Oral Health Sciences, Malmö University

    Author : K Rosenquist; Malmö University.; [2005]
    Keywords : Medicine; alcohol; case-control study; dental status; epidemiology; human papillomavirus; oral cancer; oral hygiene; oral mucosal lesions; population-based; prognosis; recurrence; risk factors; smokeless tobacco; smoking;

    Abstract : In the year 2002, about 275,000 inhabitants around the world developed oral cancer and over half of them will die of their disease within 5 years. Oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OOSCC) accounts for about 1% of all cancers in Sweden – which is low compared to the incidence on the Indian subcontinent and in other parts of Asia, where it is one of the most common forms of cancer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Oral lichen planus studies of factors involved in differentiation, epithelial mesenchymal transition and inflammation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Karin Danielsson; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; oral lichen planus; differentiation; inflammation; autoimmune; premalign; odontologi; Odontology; patologi; Pathology;

    Abstract : Background: Lichen planus is a chronic inflammation of skin and mucosa with unknown cause. Oral Lichen Planus, OLP, affects around 2% of the population. Autoimmunity has been suggested as a possible cause as the disease has autoimmune features such as female predominance, cyclic nature and cytotoxic T-cell infiltrate. READ MORE

  5. 5. Salivary glands and oral lesions in diabetes mellitus an experimental and clinical study with special reference to the influence of metabolic control and duration of the disease

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Carl-Olof Reuterving; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [1987]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; diabetes mellitus; salivation; salivary glucose; saliva; submandibular gland; pilocarpine; root surface caries; periodontal disease; alloxan; feeding behavior; rats; humans;

    Abstract : Diabetes mellitus is associated with several clinically significant abnormalities in the oral cavity and salivary glands, the most common being periodontitis, salivary gland enlargement and a sensation of dry mouth. The pre­valence of dental caries in diabetics is mostly reported to be decreased or unaffected. READ MORE