aphthous


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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.

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.
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Although the research concerning local drug delivery for the treatment of aphthous ulcer has attracted much attention, there is greater potential in the treatment offered by local drug delivery, and research has proved this to be an alternative method of current conventional treatment.
The assessment of oral health-related quality of life by factor analysis in patients with Behcet's disease and recurrent aphthous stomatitis.
Increased anxiety level and high salivary and serum cortisol concentrations in patients with recurrent aphthous stomatitis.
The etiology of oral aphthous ulceration is not yet known and is multifactorial (8).
Moreover, patients were asked about recurrent aphthous stomatitis and examined to detect temporomandibular disorders according to the Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders (DC/TMD) for Clinical and Research Applications and defects of the enamel surface of the teeth (e.g., enamel wear disorder and/or enamel hypoplasia) [23].
The inclusion criteria included presence of aphthous lesions which were examined and diagnosed by an oral medicine specialist in the department and recurring episodes of aphthous ulcers at least three times a year according to patient's history.
The patient was enjoying her usual life till the age of 35 years when she developed fever associated with aphthous ulcers, stomatitis, and tonsillitis.
With a clinical diagnosis of Aphthous Ulcers, the patient was started on Lidocaine 2% jelly for symptomatic relief and Prednisone 40mg x 7 days.
Group I included 119 patients presenting with Aphthous Ulcers while group II had 64 subjects with complaints of temporomandibular disorders (TMDs).