scalded mouth syndrome

scalded mouth syndrome

a syndrome in which the patient complains of a burning sensation of the tongue, lips, throat, or palate, likened to scalding caused by hot liquids; clinically the tissues appear normal; it has been associated with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy.

scalded mouth syndrome

a syndrome in which the patient complains of a burning sensation of the tongue, lips, throat, or palate, likened to scalding caused by hot liquids; clinically the tissues appear normal; it has been associated with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy.
A pain syndrome often described as a scalding sensation in the tongue, lips, palate, or entire mouth, which is most common in older women. It may be idiopathic or linked to various medical and dental conditions, from nutritional deficiencies and menopause to dry mouth and allergies. It can be managed with various interventions, but not cured

scald·ed mouth syn·drome

(skawld'ĕd mowth sin'drōm)
A syndrome in which the patient complains of a burning sensation of the tongue, lips, throat, or palate, likened to scalding caused by hot liquids; clinically the tissues appear normal; it has been associated with therapy involving angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors.

scald·ed mouth syn·drome

(skawld'ĕd mowth sin'drōm)
Syndrome in which patient complains of a burning sensation of tongue, lips, throat, or palate, likened to scalding caused by hot liquids; clinically, tissues appear normal.