aphtha

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aphtha

[‚af·thə]
(medicine)
White, painful oral ulcer of unknown cause.
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14,23,25 Other authors have investigated the use of CO2 laser 1W of defocused continuous mode for 5-10 seconds in 15 patients with recurrent aphthous ulcers in comparison to the placebo.
Recurrent aphthous ulcers in association with HIV infection: description of ulcer types and analysis of T-cell subsets.
Conclusions: Patients with recurrent aphthous ulcers had more hematinic deficiencies, particularly of vitamin B12 as compared to controls.
Moezzi of the department of dermatology at the University of Pecs (Hungary) worked with his father, a dermatologist in Tehran, Iran, to develop a clinical trial, after repeated observations that patients with recurrent aphthous ulcers often had complete clearances, marked improvements, or reduced frequency of recurrence when they began beta-blocker therapy for the management of their cardiovascular disease.
Moezzi, of the department of dermatology at the University of Pecs (Hungary), observed that patients with recurrent aphthous ulcers often had complete clearances or reduced frequency of recurrence when they began [beta]-blocker therapy for the management of their cardiovascular disease.
Comment: In this study, supplementation with moderate amounts of the omega-3 fatty acids present in fish oil decreased both the frequency and severity of recurrent aphthous ulcers.
The clinical examination of minor aphthous ulcers and minor recurrent aphthous ulcers usually shows a lightly erythematous lesion with regular borders.
2) I was surprised to read that recurrent aphthous ulcers (canker sores) are experienced by some gluten-sensitive people.
Sixteen children (aged 8-16 years) with recurrent aphthous ulcers (canker sores) were observed for three months and then given vitamin C at a dosage of 2,000 per [m.
Fifty-eight patients with recurrent aphthous ulcers were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, 1,000 mcg of vitamin B12 sublingually once a day or placebo for six months.
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