Review Article: Systemic conditions associated with areca nut usage: A literature review

  title={Review Article: Systemic conditions associated with areca nut usage: A literature review},
  author={F. Javed and Fernanda O Bello Correra and M. Chotai and A. Tappuni and K. Almās},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Public Health},
  pages={838 - 844}
  • F. Javed, Fernanda O Bello Correra, +2 authors K. Almās
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Scandinavian Journal of Public Health
  • Aim: The adverse effects of areca nut (AN) chewing habit on oral health have been reported. However, the hazards related to the habit are not restricted to the oral cavity but they can also jeopardise the systemic health. Since no review reporting the harmful effects of AN chewing on systemic health is yet available, the aim of the present study was to review the systemic conditions associated with AN usage. Methods: To address the focused question ‘‘What are the deleterious effects of AN usage… CONTINUE READING
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