aphtha

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aphtha

[‚af·thə]
(medicine)
White, painful oral ulcer of unknown cause.
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Doxymycinecyanoacrylate treatment of recurrent aphthous ulcers. Oral surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 1997; 83: 329-33.
A multidisciplinary evaluation and approach between clinicians, pediatricians, and gastroenterologists should be performed in order to underline all the extraintestinal possible manifestations of CD and to make an early diagnosis; recurrent aphthous ulcers, previously mentioned, could provide another clue to the possible presence of this disorder [17-20].
Feyzabadi, "The most common herbs to cure the most common oral disease: stomatitis recurrent aphthous ulcer (RAU)," Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal, vol.
Moreover, a total regression of the lesion occurred 4 days after laser treatment compared to 5-7 days with corticosteroid treatment.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.28 Both ulcers were covered with transparent gel without the use of anesthesics agent.
Expression of interleukin-2 receptor by activated peripheral blood lymphocytes upregulated by the plasma level of interleukin-2 in patients with recurrent aphthous ulcers. Proc Natl Sci Counc Repub China B 2000; 24: 116-122.
Oral ulcers resembling recurrent aphthous ulcers (RAUs) in HIV-infected persons are reported with increasing frequency.
Results: Fifty seven (57) age and gender matched patients with recurrent aphthous ulcers and 57 normal healthy controls were studied.
The most frequently observed oral lesions were candidiasis (20.9%), especially in its pseudomembranous (PC) and erythematous forms, followed by periodontal disease (PD) (9.1%), oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL) (7.9%), recurrent aphthous ulcers (3.5%), Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) (0.8%), oral warts (1.2%), ulcer not otherwise specified (1%), lymphadenopathy (0.8%), HIV-associated salivary gland disease (SGD) (0.8%), labial herpes (0.8%) and necrotizing stomatitis (0.4%) (Table 1).
PARIS -- Propranolol, a beta-blocker used widely for regulation of blood pressure, appears to be a fairly effective drug for getting rid of recurrent aphthous ulcers, Dr.
PARIS -- The [beta]-blocker propranolol appears to be fairly effective at clearing recurrent aphthous ulcers, Dr.
Fifty patients (mean age, 33 years) with recurrent aphthous ulcers were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, a capsule containing 300 mg of eicosapentaenoic acid and 200 mg of docosahexaenoic acid 3 times per day or placebo for 6 months.
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