aspirin burn


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aspirin burn

A shallow red ulcer in the oral cavity, produced when acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) tablets are held in the mouth, e.g. in an attempt to relieve dental pain.
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as·pi·rin burn

(aspir-in bŭrn)
Oral tissue damage, resulting from aspirin being placed against the mucosa and allowed to dissolve there.
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