aphthous ulcer

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a blister on the mucous membranes of the lips or mouth or gastrointestinal tract

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Effect of stressful life events on the onset and duration of recurrent aphthous stomatitis.
Relationship of salivary cortisol and anxiety in recurrent aphthous stomatitis.
It was first described by Hulusi Behcet, a Turkish Professor of Dermatology, in 1937, as a triad of recurrent aphthous stomatitis, genital aphthae, and relapsing uveitis.
Keywords: Interleukin 12, Recurrent aphthous stomatitis, Single nucleotide polymorphisms
5[degrees]C) lasting no more than 7 days and recurring at regular intervals of 2-8 weeks, (b) symptoms in the absence of upper respiratory tract infection with at least one of the following clinical signs: aphthous stomatitis, cervical lymphadenitis or pharyngitis, (c) a failure of antibiotic treatment during febrile episodes, (d) exclusion of other causes for periodic fevers.
The gingiva is nearly universally affected, which distinguishes this condition from erythema multiforme and aphthous stomatitis, which are described below.
Both the CD group and control group was examined by the same investigator for the following; (1) enamel defects, (2) recurrent aphthous stomatitis, (3) dental caries.
In a human clinical trial by Samet et al in Britain in 2007 the effect of 500-mg oral capsules of propolis on the healing of recurrent aphthous stomatitis ulcers was evaluated and the results showed a decrease in the recurrence rate and an improvement in the patients' quality of life.
After bloating and abdominal pain, epigastric pain was the most frequent symptom, being found in 52% of patients, followed with decreasing prevalence by; nausea, aerophagia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and aphthous stomatitis.
Periodic fever Aphthous stomatitis and Pharyngitis (PFAPA) and Schnitzler's syndrome though clinically mimic HPFs are not considered as HPFs since they lack a clear genetic basis.
Dental patients taking these medications may experience prolonged bleeding, glossitis and aphthous stomatitis.
Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is regarded as one of the most common oral mucosa lesions, affecting 10-60% of the population [1].