Cytological and cytomorphometric characteristics of buccal mucosa cells from smokeless tobacco users

Dagli A. F., Sahin N., Bozdag Z., Ucer O., AKATLI A. N., Artas G., ...More

DIAGNOSTIC CYTOPATHOLOGY, vol.45, no.11, pp.976-982, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/dc.23803
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.976-982
  • Keywords: buccal mucosa, cellular diameter, cytology, cytomorphometrics, Maras powder, nucleus, cytoplasm ratio, smokeless tobacco, MARAS-POWDER USERS, QUANTITATIVE EXFOLIATIVE CYTOLOGY, ORAL-CANCER, SAUDI-ARABIA, MALIGNANT LESIONS, CARCINOMA, SMOKERS, SMOKING, CHEWERS, SMEARS
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


BackgroundUse of smokeless tobacco (ST) is increasing in many communities. We investigated whether ST alters the cytological and cytomorphometric features of buccal mucosa cells.