Journal of Pharmacy And Bioallied Sciences

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: 2017  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 1--3

Systemic and topical steroids in the management of oral mucosal lesions


M Shashi Kiran1, S Vidya2, Gunjan Singh Aswal3, Vinod Kumar3, Vineet Rai3 
1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Sree Mookambika Institute of Dental Sciences, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Oral Pathology, Sree Mookambika Institute of Dental Sciences, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Dentistry, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia

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M Shashi Kiran
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Sree Mookambika Institute of Dental Sciences, Kulasekharam, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
India

From the time of its introduction in the 1040s, glucocorticoids have provided a panacea for many diseases. The therapeutic benefit of corticosteroids lies in their anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties which makes them highly effective in the management of oral mucosal lesions. This article aims to present to the clinician, the plethora of options available as steroid therapy and enables one to choose based on the underlying disease and the properties of the drug.


How to cite this article:
Kiran M S, Vidya S, Aswal GS, Kumar V, Rai V. Systemic and topical steroids in the management of oral mucosal lesions.J Pharm Bioall Sci 2017;9:1-3


How to cite this URL:
Kiran M S, Vidya S, Aswal GS, Kumar V, Rai V. Systemic and topical steroids in the management of oral mucosal lesions. J Pharm Bioall Sci [serial online] 2017 [cited 2022 Aug 14 ];9:1-3
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