Smoking habits and histological characteristics of oral leukoplakias in Denmark and Hungary

B. Roed-Petersen, J. Báxóczy, J. J. Pindborg

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Abstract

The smoking habits of 345 Danish and 184 Hungarian leukoplakia patients were analysed against the histopathology of the leukoplakias, i.e. type of keratinization, epithelial thickness, epithelial dysplasia and inflammation. In spite of the reasonable size of the numbers forming the basis for the analysis, no statistically significant differences were found between smokers and non-smokers. However, it was found that the frequency of smokers than among non-smokers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)575-579
Number of pages5
JournalBritish journal of cancer
Volume28
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1973

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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