- stomatitis nicotina
- nicotine stomatitis a condition believed to be a variant of oral leukoplakia, seen in smokers of tobacco, particularly heavy pipe smokers. Characteristics include grayish white nodules or papules on the palate with a red spot in the center of each, representing dilated orifices of accessory palatal salivary glands; thickening, keratinization, and epithelial wrinkling with development of fissures and cracks may occur in later stages. Called also smokers' palate or patches.
Nicotine stomatitis on the hard palate of a pipe smoker.
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