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March 1964

Palatitis ab Igne?A Case of Palatitis Due to Unusual Smoking Habits

Author Affiliations

USA; USA SAN FRANCISCO

Department of Dermatology, Letterman General Hospital.

Arch Dermatol. 1964;89(3):467. doi:10.1001/archderm.1964.01590270153036

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Abstract

An unusual case of palatitis caused by exposure to the lighted end of cigarettes is presented. The condition cleared quickly with reduction of this practice.

When a palatitis is observed, careful interrogation regarding smoking habits is indicated.

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