J Dent Oral Biol | Volume 3, Issue 2 | Case Report | Open Access

A Case of Smoker’s Keratosis

Reshma Suvarna*, Prasanna Kumar Rao, Raghavendra Kini, Gowri P Bandarkar, Roopashri Rajesh Kashyap and Dhanya Rao

Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, AJ Institute of Dental Sciences, India

*Correspondance to: Reshma Suvarna 

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Smokers keratoses is a condition caused due to cigar or pipe smoking. It is characterized by changes in the mouth because of the chemicals, heat and friction produced by smoking. It is an asymptomatic lesion appearing as greyish changes on the hard palate, and usually combined with many erythematous dots located centrally in small elevated papule or a nodule.


Hyperplasia; Smoking; Palate


Suvarna R, Rao PK, Kini R, Bandarkar GP, Kashyap RR, Rao D. A Case of Smoker’s Keratosis. J Dent Oral Biol. 2018; 3(2): 1125.

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