Search for dissertations about: "oral mucosa"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 79 swedish dissertations containing the words oral mucosa.

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

    Author : Gun Sandberg; Dorthe Holst; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : 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

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

    Author : Karin Danielsson; Karin Nylander; Ylva Britt Wahlin; Linda Boldrup; Jesper Reibel; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

  3. 3. Oral contact allergy to carvone : with a focus on oral lichen

    Author : Liv Kroona; Malmö universitet; []
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    Abstract : Avhandlingen undersöker karvon (l-karvon), ett mintsmakandearomämne, och hur kontaktallergi mot karvon yttrar sig. Karvonfinns framför allt i grönmynta/spearmint, men aromämnet kan ävenframställas ur limonen, ett citrondoftande parfymämne. READ MORE

  4. 4. Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis - A study, with emphasis on host genetics, oral microbiota composition, and immunoregulatory networks

    Author : Maria Bankvall; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Aphthous stomatitis; Oral mucosa; Oral medicine; Genome-wide association study; Genetic linkage; Association; Genetic polymorphism; Microbiota; Restriction fragment length polymorphism; Antigen-presenting cell; T-lymphocyte; Lymph node; Flow cytometry;

    Abstract : Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is one of the most common oral mucosal lesions. The aetiology is unknown and currently there is no consensus regarding suitable treatment regimens. READ MORE

  5. 5. Potentially Malignant Disorders and Oral cancer -A study on Immunosurveillance

    Author : Jenny Öhman; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oral lichen planus; Leukoplakia; Oral cancer; Immunosurveillance; Solid organ transplantation; T cells; Langerhans cells;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT The cancer immunosurveillance hypothesis postulates that the immune system can recognize cancer cell precursors and destroy those cells before a clinical manifestation occurs. During the last decades several groups have presented evidence of the influence and role of immune activation in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) patients; however, much less is known about the role of immune activation in potentially malignant oral disorders (PMOD). READ MORE