Oral medicine case book 74: marijuana-induced Oral Leukoplakia

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  • SDG 3
  • Abstract:

    A 55-year-old male presented at the Oral Medicine Clinic of the University of the Western Cape, Oral Health Centre, Tygerberg Campus, for the evaluation of a persistent white patch on his right edentulous mandibular ridge. He had been referred from the Prosthodontics Clinic where he was seen for complete denture rehabilitation. The patient had no significant medical history and informed us that he had been smoking marijuana five times a day for more than twenty years and consumed alcohol occassionally. He had never worn a dental prosthesis and did not use tobacco in any form.