is a clinical diagnosis that should be included in the differential of genital ulcers in the setting of febrile syndromes.
are believed to be of hyperimmune origin, often precipitated by a viral syndrome.
Traumatic oral granuloma, also known as Riga-Fede disease or Cardarelli's aphthae
, is a rare, benign, ulcerative, granulomatous process that occurs as a result of repetitive trauma of the oral mucosal surfaces by the teeth.
Most ulcers are benign and resolve spontaneously but a small proportion of them are malignant4, Major- ity of the ulcers are due to local causes like trauma and burns 5, some are caused by aphthae
or malignant neoplasia or appear as part of systemic disease.
Behcet's disease, currently classified as a vasculitis, is a systemic inflammatory disorder first described in 1937 as a triple symptom complex of aphthae
, genital ulcers, and hypopyon uveitis (6).
and candidiasis was also observed in a few patients, further studies comprising of larger groups will prove the significance of these minor findings.
Surely my colleagues know that malaria is not a disease that has been conquered and relegated to antiquity like anasarca, aphthae
or lues (those diseases still exist; the names are the only things that were jettisoned).
Maternal signs and symptoms were fever (408 cases, 62%), arthralgia (615 cases, 93%), headache (354 cases, 54%), edema (355 cases, 54%), diarrhea (78 cases, 12%), aphthae
(63 cases, 9.
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, pseudowarts, and infantile labial agglutination are nearly unique to girls, she said.
canker sores) are extremely common painful lesions in the mouths of adults but seldom appear on adult genitalia.
She had a combination of minor and major aphthae
growing in her mouth.
The significant findings included ulcers and erosions in 36%, erythema in 22%, aphthae
in 17%, nodular lymphoid hyperplasia in 20%, and other features in 5%.
In October 2001, she developed fatigue, fever, anorexia, and painful oral and vaginal aphthae
and skin pustules, along with erythematous tender subcutaneous nodules of the lower extremities consistent with erythema nodosum.
He initially had recurrent painful oral aphthae
and subsequently developed severe granulomatous colitis with extraintestinal involvement of the perianal tissues and the esophagus.