traumatic ulcer


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traumatic ulcer

An ulcer due to injury of the oral mucosa. Its causes include biting, denture irritation, toothbrush injury, and sharp edges of teeth or restorations.
See also: ulcer
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The more common differential diagnosis of such ulcerated tongue lesions includes malignant ulcer and traumatic ulcers. Similarly the major aphthous ulcer can cause diagnostic dilemma occasionally.
A total of twenty-six different mucosal changes were diagnosed, the most common of which were melanotic maculae (36.0%), linea alba (33.9%), traumatic ulcers (21.5%), Fordyce's granules (20.4%), coated tongue (12.5%) and fissured tongue (10.0%Table 2).
The appearance of a mechanically induced traumatic ulcer varies according to the intensity and size of the agent.
of Cases Percentage Cases with Excellent of Cases Healing Results 1 Traumatic ulcer 8 7 87.5% 2 Diabetic Ulcer 6 4 66.6% 3 Trophic Ulcer 6 3 50.0% 4 Venous Ulcer 4 3 75.0% 5 Pressure Ulcer 3 2 66.6% 6 Post-Operative Wound 2 1 50.0% 7 Nonspecific 1 0 00.0% DISCUSSION
Garcia-pola reported that traumatic ulcers were the second most commonly diagnosed lesions with a prevalence of 12.17 Percent .10
A traumatic ulcer. caused by injury, perhaps from braces, badly fitting dentures, a graze from a toothbrush or accidentally biting your cheek while eating.
A traumatic ulcer.caused by injury, perhaps from braces, badly fitting dentures, a graze from a toothbrush or accidentally biting your cheek while eating.
Similarly, traumatic ulcers are most common ulceration of oral cavity.
Aftacure Gel and Aftacure Spray are indicated in the treatment of canker sores, irritation, and lesions in the mouth due to oral surgery, traumatic ulcers caused by orthodontic devices, or dentures.
When it is involving the oral cavity, the most commonly involved sites are tongue, palate, buccal mucosa, gingiva, and pharynx and the differential diagnoses should include squamous cell carcinoma, hematologic malignancy, tuberculosis, other deep fungal infections, oral lesions of Crohn's disease, necrotizing sialometaplasia of the palate, and chronic traumatic ulcers. The palatal ulcers present in our case report resembled squamous cell carcinoma and also the patient had respiratory symptoms similar to tuberculosis [7].
Some patients have poor gait function because of traumatic ulcers. Some patients have deformed foot, joint stiffness.
MuGard Mucoadhesive Oral Wound Rinse is to be used for the management of oral mucositis/stomatitis (that may be caused by radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy) and all types of oral wounds (mouth sores and injuries), including aphthous ulcers/canker sores and traumatic ulcers, such as those caused by oral surgery or ill-fitting dentures or braces.