88 страниц. 2013 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing The world of medical science is replete with a plethora of conditions both physiological and pathological which exhibit a multitude of symptoms some of which humankind has managed to overcome while others he is still waging a relents war against. An old enemy in this context which is gaining repeated mention in oral health circles is a unique oral affliction that has infested the oral cavities of betel nut and gutkha chewers for the past few decades is Oral Submucous Fibrosis. In India the first mention of this disease can be traced back to the ancient literature of Shushruta as Vidari. It carries a high risk of malignant transformation and hence requires sufficient measures to be cured. The purpose of this book was to overview various surgical treatment modalities for Oral Submucous Fibrosis and weigh the pros and cons of each so as to arrive at a conclusive decision regarding the surgical line of treatment to be followed for patients diagnosed with this condition.