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Assessment of cholesterol level in dental clinic patients with recurrent oral ulcers

Abdul Jabbar, Omar and Ezzat Mustafa, Basma and Syafiq Ramli , Muhammad and Zulkifli , Mohamad Saifuldin (2016) Assessment of cholesterol level in dental clinic patients with recurrent oral ulcers. In: 5th Dental Students Scientific Conference 2016, IIUM Kuantan Campus. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Introduction: Oral ulcers are one of the most common complaints of the oral mucosa lesion. Ulcer is defined by damage or discontinuity of the epithelium and lamina propria which usually affects the non-keratinized or poorly keratinized surfaces of the oral mucosa. It is a multifactorial condition several predisposing factors have been suggested. Objectives: The aim of this study is to determine the relationship between the increase in cholesterol level and the presence of recurrent oral ulcer. Materials and Methods: A case control study was conducted in oral medicine clinic Kulliyyah of Dentistry (KOD) International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuantan, Pahang. Convenience sampling was used to select the sample divided into 2 groups patient with ROU (male and female) and control. Patients who fulfilled the criteria were selected. Blood cholesterol and blood pressure of both groups were measured and recorded. Data analysis was done using independent t-test by, SPSS version 20 for Windows. Results: Cholesterol level was significantly higher in patient with recurrent oral ulcer (6.32 ± 0.45mmol) compared to control group (4.97 ± 0.28mmol) (p<0.05). t(46) = 2.75, p = 0.008.It is also found that the control group had statistically significantly lower S.BP (113.77 ± 2.93 mmHg) compared to the subject group (126.62 ± 3.61 mmHg), t(46) = 2.75, p = 0.008. Conclusions: This study emphasizes that high cholesterol level is highly associated with ROU.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech/Talk)
Additional Information: 7092/51150
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cholesterol level, recurrent oral ulcer, Assessment
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Dentistry
Depositing User: Dr Omar Abdul jabbar
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2016 16:56
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2017 16:17
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/51150

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