aphthous ulcers

aphthous ulcers

A term which, although tautological, is in common use. Aphthous ulcers are very common, small, painful mouth ulcers, affecting people between the ages of 10 and 40, females more than males. They are a few millimetres in diameter and up to five in number and occur on the insides of the lips and cheeks and on the edges of the tongue. They last for 4 14 days.
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Aphthous ulcers are extremely common in the oral cavity but infrequent on the genitalia (1).
The association between ill-fitting dentures and tobacco chewing, where most of them are inflammatory like aphthous ulcers, oral candidiasis, oral submucous fibrosis, mucoceles and nevus.
Objective: To assess the prevalence of stress as an etiological factor for aphthous ulcers and temporomandibular disorders.
com)-- Mouth ulcers or aphthous ulcers are painful open sores or lesions that are mostly found inside the mouth, either singly or in clusters.
A Also known as aphthous ulcers, canker sores, though painful, are benign and usually heal in a week or two.
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Although oral manifestations of syphilis may be observed at the primary stage, they are more commonly detected at the secondary stage of the disease as multiple painless aphthous ulcers or irregularly shaped lesions with whitish edges distributed on the oral mucosa and oropharynx, especially on the tongue, lips, and jugal mucosa.
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On rheumatologic evaluation, there were no remarkable findings such as recurrent genital aphthous ulcers, oral aphthous ulcers, dry eyes and mouth, back pain, morning stiffness, bowel related symptoms, repeated fever or abdominal pain, and any other dermatologic rash.