RETROSPECTIVE STUDY ON RISK HABITS AMONG BUCCAL MUCOSA CARCINOMA PATIENTS IN SRCC, JAIPUR

Sharma Sanjay, Yadav Dinesh

Abstract


Background: Oral cancer incidence depends on both qualitative and quantitative factors wherein the incidence of oral
cancer in patients with smoking and tobacco chewing habit is 8.4 times higher than that of patients with no habit.
Aim:To understand about the prevalence of oral cancer in population of Jaipur. Material and methods: All 160 cases of
Squamous cell carcinoma diagnosed histopathologically, since April 2018 to December 2018, were retrieved from the
archives and a retrospective study was conducted. Results: Incidence in the age group of 41-50 (33.75%) and 50 cases
(31.25%) were seen to be <40. Among individuals with habit, 82.5% were tobacco chewers and smoking was prevalent
in about 10%.
Conclusion: The prevalence of buccal mucosa carcinoma was higher in the elderly male. Thus, the study showed
etiologic clues for prevention of buccal mucosa carcinoma in Rajasthan.


Keywords


Carcinoma; Oral; Tobacco

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