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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Topical corticosteroid when used for aphthous ulcers is intended to limit the inflammatory process associated with the formation of aphthae.
Prevalence and psychological stress in recurrent aphthous stomatitis among female dental students in Saudi Arabia.
The oral mucosal and salivary microbial community of Behcet's syndrome and recurrent aphthous stomatitis.
Detailed anamnesis (RAS family history, time of onset, predisposing factors, number of aphthous lesions in the last three months, localizations, diameters, recovery time of lesions) and full dermatological examination were performed.
In this study, it was aimed to inform dentists about clinical features, epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, differential diagnosis and current treatment approaches of 'recurrent aphthous stomatitis' which is one of the most common diseases of the oral mucosa.
The aim of the study was primarily to evaluate the prevalence of sleep bruxism in IBD patients compared to controls and secondarily its correlation to the presence of other stomatognathic system disorders (TMD, recurrent aphthous stomatitis, enamel wear defects, and enamel hypoplasia) and the quality of sleep and related psychological disturbances.
Several studies have evaluated the correlation between a variety of polymorphisms and aphthous lesions.
Classical presentation of PFAPA is recurrent episodes of fever, which occurs at intervals of 3 to 5 weeks associated with one of the following cardinal signs: aphthous ulceration, stomatitis, tonsillitis, and cervical adenitis [3, 4].
This is the case of a young female with an uncommon dermatologic manifestation of Chikungunya: genital aphthous ulcers.
Objective: To assess the prevalence of stress as an etiological factor for aphthous ulcers and temporomandibular disorders.