Smokeless Tobacco Lesions : Nicotine Stomatitis - Treatment

Nicotine stomatitis is a common form of keratosis of the hard palate seen in long-term smokers. 

It is commonly associated with pipe smokers, although it is seen in cigar and cigarette smoking as well. 

nicotine-stomatitis

The lesion develops due to the heat generated from the tobacco product which as result induces a reactive process causing inflammation, hyperplasia and keratinization of the palatal mucosal epithelium. 


 
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