nicotine stomatitis


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Related to nicotine stomatitis: tobacco pouch keratosis

nic·o·tine sto·ma·ti·tis

heat-stimulated lesions, usually on the palate, that begin with erythema and progress to multiple white papules with a red dot in the center. The red dot represents a dilated, inflamed salivary duct orifice.

nicotine stomatitis

, stomatitis nicotina
Fissuring and the formation of hyperkeratotic papules on the palate, usually caused by habitual pipe smoking. It is a form of precancer.
See also: stomatitis

nic·o·tine sto·ma·ti·tis

(nikŏ-tēn stōmă-tītis)
Heat-stimulated lesions, usually on palate, which begin with erythema and progress to multiple white papules with a red dot in the center. The red dot represents a dilated, inflamed salivary duct orifice.