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Related to aphthous: aphthae, aphthous stomatitis

aph·thous

(af'thŭs), Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation apthous.
Characterized by or relating to aphthae or aphthosis.

aphthous

/aph·thous/ (af´thus) pertaining to, characterized by, or affected with aphthae.

aph·thous

(af'thŭs)
Characterized by or relating to aphthae or aphthosis.

aph·thous

(af'thŭs) Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation apthous.
Characterized by or relating to aphthae or aphthosis.

aphthous (af´thus),

adj characterized by aphthae or aphthosis.
aphthous fever,
n a fever associated with aphthosis.
aphthous pharyngitis
n aphthosis of the pharynx.
aphthous stomatitis,
n See aphtha and stomatitis, aphthous.

aphthous

characterized by the presence of aphthae.

aphthous fever
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Lozada-Nur, "The diagnosis and management of recurrent aphthous stomatitis: a consensus approach," Journal of the American Dental Association, vol.
Conclusions: Patients with recurrent aphthous ulcers had more hematinic deficiencies, particularly of vitamin B12 as compared to controls.
To summarize: persistent and recurring aphthous ulcers; chronic, persistent, and frequent diarrhea; abdominal pain (likely masked by use of ibuprofen); weight loss (especially crossing of growth channels); decreased appetite; positive hemocult test; elevated inflammatory markers (ESR, platelets, CRP); decreased serum albumin (decreased protein); low Hct and Hgb; and a low MCV (indicating chronic blood loss); Jewish ancestry; and a positive family history.
John Zone, a dermatologist from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, said at the meeting that about 5% of people with unexplained aphthous ulcers have occult celiac disease.
While OHCWs do not prescribe these agents, they should be aware of the associated oral complications such as oral aphthous ulcers or treatment modifications related to use of pharmacological agents in oral care services.
ATHE most common type are aphthous ulcers which form painful sores on the inside of the cheeks, lips or underneath the tongue.
Ongoing trials continue in the area of HIV/AIDS include AIDS-related cachexia and aphthous ulcers.
Thalidomide has previously proven effective in the treatment of oral aphthous ulcers in HIV-infected people.
The infamous drug also appears useful in treating aphthous ulcers, which form in the mouth and esophagus of some AIDS patients.
Canker sores (also called aphthous ulcers) are small, shallow ulcers occurring on the tongue, soft palate, or inside the lips and cheeks.
If the blisters are inside your mouth, they could be aphthous ulcers (a term used to describe painful oral ulcers of unknown cause).