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Title: Oral Lichenoid Ulcerations Associated with Khat (Cathus Edulis)
Authors: Al-Shawaf, M.
Nartey, N.
Keywords: • Oral lichenoid; ulcerations; Khat (cathus edulis)
Issue Date: 1994
Publisher: Saudi Dental Society
Citation: Saudi Dental Journal; 6(2): 98-102
Abstract: The habit of chewing khat (Catha edulis) for its euphoric effect has been historically limited to east Africa and southwestern Arabian Peninsula. Two cases of severe oral mucosal ulcerations which occurred after chewing khat are reported . The histopathological examinations of specimens from both patients revealed microscopic features which were considered as a typical lichen planus or lichenoid drug eruption.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/14061
ISSN: 1013-9052
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