aphtha

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aphtha

[‚af·thə]
(medicine)
White, painful oral ulcer of unknown cause.
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The survey suggests an important correlation between stress, spicy foods and oral ulcer ulceration.
Behcet's disease is a chronic autoimmune vasculitic disease that presents most often as oral ulcers, papulopustular skin lesions, genital ulcers, uveitis, and/or arthritis.
THE EFFECTS OF LOW POWER LASERS IN HEALING OF ORAL ULCERS.
The patients' ages, duration of the disease, family history, presence of oral ulcers, genital ulcers, erythema nodosum, acneiform eruptions, epididymitis, arthralgia and arthritis, and vascular, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, neurological, and ophthalmic involvement were recorded.
1) However, the presence of 2 main symptoms of Behcet's disease, namely the oral ulcers and skin lesions, and additional symptoms of arthritis and arthralgia along with vascular lesions, fulfilled the criteria for an incomplete type of Behcet's disease.
Certain rare manifestations like lymphodenopathy, oral ulcers and encephalitis were also seen.
Thus, the relation of ABH antigens in oral ulcer patients with BD may be critical.
For this present case, the classification criteria of SLE were fulfilled by neurological symptoms, rash, oral ulcer, pancytopenia, proteinuria, positive anti-DNA antibody, and positive ANA.
Improvement in the lesions and resolution of an oral ulcer were reported by the parents at the assessment.
Oropharyngeal lesions were seen in 21% of patients with oesophageal ulceration but this was only predictive of the aetiology of the oesophageal lesion in patients with idiopathic ulcers; however, only 16% of our idiopathic ulcer group had a simultaneous oral ulcer.
The most common symptoms of primary HIV infection are fever, rash, oral ulcer, and sore throat.
EPIEN") announced today that it has commenced OTC distribution of its new oral ulcer treatment product, ORALMEDIC[R] Barrier Solution, in Canada.