aphthous ulcer

(redirected from Apthous ulcer)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aphthous ulcer - a blister on the mucous membranes of the lips or mouth or gastrointestinal tractaphthous ulcer - a blister on the mucous membranes of the lips or mouth or gastrointestinal tract
ulcer, ulceration - a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
A questionnaire regarding sign and symptoms of apthous ulcer were used.
18) The goal of treating apthous ulcer with a laser is to create a palliative effect on the lesion so that it will remain comfortable while normal healing occurs.
Physical examination findings were as follows: body weight: 27 kg (50-75p), height: 125 cm (25-50p), arterial blood pressure: 100/60 mmHg, one painful apthous ulcer in the buccal mucosa, abdominal tenderness, painful erythematous nodules on the extensor surfaces of the lower extremities and arthritis in the left ankle (Figure 1).
Low levels of vitamin B12 were seen in patients with apthous ulcer in the present study.
25) Topical mesalazine is shown to be effective in treatment of apthous ulcer and in Behcet's disease.
Some studies have linked apthous ulcer susceptibility to sodium laurel sulfate, a powerful wetting, degreasing and foaming agent found in some dentifrices.
The patient had apthous ulcers in the mouth, on glans penis and scrotum.
Common symptoms of the disease are abdominal gas, bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, anemia, dermatitis herpetiformis, apthous ulcers, osteoporosis or osteopenia, weight loss or gain, and amenorrhea in females.
Syphilis in the oral cavity often is asymptomatic or subclinical and can be mistaken by patients for apthous ulcers or herpes, thereby delaying curative treatment and allowing ongoing transmission.
Apthous ulcers is the name given to the small quite painful little spots that tends to occur in the cheek or inside the lips.