Role of Ultrasonography in Oral Submucous Fibrosis
A Short Review
Keywords: Oral Submucous Fibrosis, Ultrasonography, Investigation
AbstractSonography was introduced in the medical field in early 1950's but it took few years for it to get entry in to dentistry.Recently some studies have shown that ultrasonography can be used as non- invasive imaging modality to assess the extent and severity of the fibrosis and vascularity across the mucous membrane. This review emphasizes the role of ultrasonography in diagnosing and predicting the prognosis of Oral Submucous fibrosis.
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