Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

INVITED REVIEW
Year
: 2022  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 6--13

The diverse role of oral fibroblasts in normal and disease


RJ Vijayashree1, B Sivapathasundharam2 
1 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Priyadharshini Dental College and Hospital, Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
R J Vijayashree
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Alappakkam Main Road, Maduravoyal, Chennai - 600 095, Tamil Nadu
India

Fibroblasts are the major cellular component of the connective tissue. They differ both structurally and functionally based on their location. The oral fibroblasts vary from the dermal fibroblasts in their origin, properties and also functions. These cells play an important role in wound healing, tumor progression and metastasis, allergic reactions. In this review, the various functions of the oral fibroblasts are discussed in detail.


How to cite this article:
Vijayashree R J, Sivapathasundharam B. The diverse role of oral fibroblasts in normal and disease.J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2022;26:6-13


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Vijayashree R J, Sivapathasundharam B. The diverse role of oral fibroblasts in normal and disease. J Oral Maxillofac Pathol [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 May 27 ];26:6-13
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