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Title: Oral lichenoid ulcerations associated with khat (Cathus Edulis)
Authors: Al-Shawaf, Maysara
Nartey, Nit Otu
Keywords: Oral
Lichenoid
Khat
(Cathus Edulis
Ulcerations
Dentistry
Issue Date: 1994
Publisher: The Saudi Dental Journal
Citation: The 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.
Description: Assistant Professor. Division of Oral Medicine, Department of Biomedical Dental Science, King Saud University, College of Dentistry, P.O. Box 60169. Riyadh 11545, Saudi Arabia.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/4216
ISSN: 1013-9052
Appears in Collections:Saudi Dental Society

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