publication . Article . 2011

Quid-Induced Lichenoid Reactions: A Prevalence Study

Vishal Dang; Madhav Nagpal;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011 Journal: Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology (issn: 0972-1363, eissn: 0975-1572, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Abstract
White lesions of the oral mucosa are of concern to the dental surgeon in view of the fact that some of these may be potentially malignant. Oral lichen planus (OLP) and oral lichenoid reactions (OLR) share similar clinical appearances but need to be carefully distinguished because of their different etiologies and clinical behaviour. This study screened 5,017 population, in a house-to-house field survey, for tobacco use and investigated the prevalence of oral lichenoid reactions in the 98 quid users. Six subjects with clinical/clinical and histopathological criteria compatible with the diagnosis of OLR were identified. All these subjects were users of ‘Gutka’, a ...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic diseases
free text keywords: Oral lichen planus, Oral lichenoid reaction, Ouid, Gutka, Khaini, Catechu (Kattha)., Dentistry, RK1-715, Medical physics. Medical radiology. Nuclear medicine, R895-920, Etiology, Medicine, business.industry, business, Areca, biology.organism_classification, biology, Oral mucosa, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine.disease, Pathology, medicine.medical_specialty, Lichenoid reactions, Lesion, medicine.symptom, Dental surgeon, media_common.cataloged_instance, media_common, Population, education.field_of_study, education
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publication . Article . 2011

Quid-Induced Lichenoid Reactions: A Prevalence Study

Vishal Dang; Madhav Nagpal;