Aphthae


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Aph´thae


n. pl.1.(Med.) Roundish pearl-colored specks or flakes in the mouth, on the lips, etc., terminating in white sloughs. They are commonly characteristic of thrush.
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Topical corticosteroid when used for aphthous ulcers is intended to limit the inflammatory process associated with the formation of aphthae. Corticosteroids may act directly on T lymphocytes or alter the response of effector cells to precipitants of immunopathogenesis.
Minor aphthous ulcers (80% of all aphthae) are less than 5 mm in diameter and heal in 7 to 14 days
Clinical manifestations such as uveitis, aphthae, arthritis, enthesitis and clinical indices such as Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index (BASFI), Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Metrologie Index (BASMI), Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI), and Ankylosing Spondylitis Quality of Life (ASQOL) were evaluated.
Granulomatous cheilitis accompanied by persistent intraoral aphthae may suggest Crohn's disease.
If some food is considered suspicious to trigger aphthae or prolong the healing of the lesions, they should be avoided (egg, acidic, salty, spicy foods, peanuts, chocolate, citric fruits or alcoholic drinks, etc.) (9).
Major aphthae are larger in diameter, continue for weeks to months, and eventually scar.
The pemphigus can be easily confused with other disorders that present lesions like aphthae, lichen planus, candidiasis, and pemphigoid.
Olyaee, "The therapeutic effects of chamomilla tincture mouthwash on oral aphthae: A randomized clinical trial," Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry, vol.
Abnormalities depicted within this dataset include 303 vascular (small bowel angiectasias and blood in the lumen), 44 polypoid (lymphoid nodular hyperplasia, lymphoma, Peutz-Jeghers polyps) and 227 inflammatory (ulcers, aphthae, mucosal breaks with surrounding erythema, cobblestone mucosa, luminal stenoses and/or fibrotic strictures, and mucosal/villous oedema) lesion images and 1,778 normal images obtained from the esophagus, the stomach, the small bowel, and the colon.
We recorded the frequency of oral aphthae, genital ulceration, erythema nodosum, papulopustular rash, ocular involvement, arthritis, arthralgia, thrombophlebitis, deep vein thrombosis, neurological involvement, and gastrointestinal involvement with a detailed history and physical examination of the Behcet's disease patients.
Behcet's syndrome (BS) is a condition which often manifests with recurrent oral aphthae, genital ulcerations, and uveitis of joints, vascular and gastrointestinal involvement, and it may also affect the central nervous system (CNS).
Director Livestock Dr Mohammad Nawaz Malik said here Monday that now the campaign against animals disease 'Foot-and-Mouth' (Aphthae Epizooticae) is being started for the safety of animals from possible attack of the disease in next phase.