• Syed Humayun Shah
  • Saleem Akhtar
  • A.H. Nagi


ABSTRACT:This study was designed to see the effects of smokeless tobacco on the stomach. 40 Rabbitswere distributed into four groups. One group was used as control, while the rest three were givenNasswar, water extract of tobacco, Nasswar and water extract of tobacco respectively. The animalswere sacrificed and the stomach were cut and examined for changes after fixing and staining. Themorphological changes produced were mild, while the degenerative changes and inflammatoryinfiltration were observed in some animals. In our study we could not see any carcinogenic effectof tobacco in the stomach Prolong clinical and experimental study should be canned out to determinethe carcinogenic effect of Nasswar and tobacco.


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