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Zain, R. B. and Razak, I. A. (1989) ASSOCIATION BETWEEN CIGARETTE-SMOKING AND PREVALENCE OF ORAL MUCOSAL LESIONS AMONG MALAYSIAN ARMY PERSONNEL. Community Dentistry And Oral Epidemiology, 17 (3). pp. 148-149. ISSN 0301-5661

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    Abstract

    The association between cigarette smoking and the prevalence of oral mucosal lesions was examined in 495 Malaysian army personnel. No associations between cigarette smoking and recurrent aphthous ulcerations, pre-leukoplakia and frictional keratosis could be obtained in this study. Positive associations were found between cigarette smoking and leukoedema as well as denture stomatitis. There was a negative association between cigarette smoking and the presence of coated tongue.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: Times Cited: 6 Zain, rb razak, ia
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Oral squamous cell carcinoma, OSCC, lichenoid lesions, lichen planus, oral cancer, oral tumours, pemphigus, traumatic eosinophilic granuloma, aphthous ulcers, oral mucosal lesions, betel chewers mucosa, betel quid related lesions, betel quid, areca quid, tobacco quid, oral cancer screening, training and calibration, early detection, oral cancer awareness, biobanking, tissue bank, databank, oral cancer, tissue bank, research credibility, research ethics
    Subjects: Medicine and Dentistry > Others in Medicine and Dentistry > Medicine and Dentistry not elsewhere classified
    Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
    Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Rosnah Mohd Zain
    Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2012 08:33
    Last Modified: 31 Jan 2012 02:20
    URI: http://opendepot.org/id/eprint/582

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