Widodo, Haris B.
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Nicotine stomatitis in smokers: a case report Prabowo, Doni MS.; Widodo, Haris B.
Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science Vol 3, No 1 (2018): (Available online: 1 April 2018)
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.15562/jdmfs.v3i1.708

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Objective: The aim of this study is to describe and analyse nicotine stomatitis in smokers. Of the world population that consumes tobacco, Asia and Australia make up 57% of tobacco consumers. Tobacco can be consumed by various ways such as smoked tobacco, commonly known as cigarettes, or smokeless tobacco. Cigarettes are known to cause nicotine stomatitis in the oral cavity.Methods: A 28-year-old man patient came with complaints of white spots on his hard palate. The patient has a medical history of asthma as a child and has been taking salbutamol. The patient has been smoking 3 packs of cigarettes a day since being 16 years old.Results: Nicotine stomatitis that occurs on the hard palate appears as circular reddish shapes on the orifice of minor salivary glands. These lesions are formed from physically irritation caused by smoking. The lesions were benign and reversible.Conclusion: Thought appropriate examination and treatment, these lesions were healed.
Oral manifestation of thalassemia  mayor: case study Widodo, Haris B.; Maharani, Aisya E.
Journal of Case Reports in Dental Medicine Vol 1, No 2 (2019)
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Objective: Thalassemia b major is one of inheredited blood disorder caused by abnormality hemoglobin. Thalassemia b major is widely found in population Mediteranian with prevalent ±25.000 case. The abnormal form of hemoglobin chain will lead to erythrocytes damage in <120 days and will distrurb osteogenesis process. This condition caused patient with thalassemia b major require blood transfusion. The purpose of this paper is to describe an oral manifestation of thalassemia b major.Methods: the patient (5 years old) came to dental hospital of Jenderal Soedirman University with his mother for having teeth treatment. The patient was diagnosed thalassemia b major since 1 years old of and has had regular blood transfusion every month. An examination of intraoral examination showed pale oral mucose (purplish), profound caries on 85th teeth exposed to pulp, overbite 4mm, overjet 3mm, deep palatum, and the extraoral examination showed special face shape.Results: Clinical examinations performed on patients showed the characteristics of cooley-face and the cephalo-tracing x-ray result, the were <SNA = 86o, <SNB = 81o, <ANB = 5o, and <FH-Man = 35o. Based on the radiographic results it can be seen that patients with thalassemia have skeletal class II tendency and there is more anterior or protusive appearence of maxillary growth.Conclusion: Thalassemia sufferers have oral manifestations which are characterized by Cooley-face. Patients with thalassemia have skeletal class II tendency and there is more anterior or protusive appearence of maxillary growth.Keyword: Hemoglobin, Oral manifestation, Thalassemia b mayor.