aphtha

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aphtha

[‚af·thə]
(medicine)
White, painful oral ulcer of unknown cause.
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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.
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.
The high incidence of recurrent aphthous ulcers makes this an attractive product opportunity.
distribution rights of Aphthasol, the first and only FDA approved prescription drug for the treatment of recurrent aphthous ulcers (canker sores) in healthy adults.
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