aphtha

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Related to aphthous: aphthae, aphthous stomatitis

aphtha

[‚af·thə]
(medicine)
White, painful oral ulcer of unknown cause.
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They characterise a disease called Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, or RAS, arguably the most common inflammatory intraoral ulcerative disease in the world.
They look different than herpes and have "a totally different history associated with them," she said, adding that even in girls who don't seem to be giving an honest history, keep in mind that aphthous ulcers don't look anything like herpes.
In contrast, the other studies' top 5 manifestations included sinusitis (stage II), oral candidiasis (stage III/ IV), cervical lymphadenopathy (stage I), otitis media (stage II) and aphthous ulcers (stage II/III) (Fig.
Yersinia may show stellate foci of necrosis within lymphoid aggregates and aphthous lesions in the area of the appendix and ileocecal valve.
Effectiveness of a medicament containing silicon dioxide, aloe, and allantoin on aphthous stomatitis.
During the last month of treatment, a significant number of participants in the intervention group reached 'no aphthous ulcers status' (74.
Saral Y, Coskun BK, Ozturk P et al: Assesment of salivary and serum antioxidant vitamins and lipid peroxidation in patients with recurrent aphthous ulceration.
Impressive reports suggest that the probiotic Bacillus coagulans (previously known as Lactobacillus sporogenes) helps dramatically speed healing of aphthous ulcers.