aphthous ulcer


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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
ulceration - a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
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Although the research concerning local drug delivery for the treatment of aphthous ulcer has attracted much attention, there is greater potential in the treatment offered by local drug delivery, and research has proved this to be an alternative method of current conventional treatment.
The author was unable to find any study revealing the frequency or prevalence of RAU in our population so a study was planned to assess the frequency of aphthous ulcer patients coming to Oral Medicine and Diagnosis Department of Islamabad Dental Hospital, Barakahu after the approval from Institutional Review Board (IRB).This study will contribute to collect the baseline data about frequency of RAU which will help eventually in future studies and research.
Azathioprine and methotrexate (Antimetabolites): It has positive effects in the treatment of orogenic aphthous ulcer (5).
A study on aphthous ulcer and its association with stress among medical students of an indian medical institution.
Similarly the major aphthous ulcer can cause diagnostic dilemma occasionally.
Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS), also known as a recurrent aphthous ulcer or recurrent oral ulcer, is the most common recurrent oral mucosal lesion.
Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS), also known as recurrent aphthous ulcer or recurrent oral ulcer, is the most common recurrent oral mucosal lesions.
Recurrent aphthous ulcer (RAU) is the most common oral mucosal disease worldwide, with a prevalence of 0.5%-75%.
Colonoscopic features included the ulcer distribution (focal involvement, segmental involvement), the number of ulcers in a local segment (1, or ≥ 2), ulcer type (longitudinal ulcer, circumferential ulcer, aphthous ulcer or irregular ulcer), cobblestone appearance, pseudo-polyps, and stricture.
Aphthous ulcers or recurrent aphthous ulcer (RAU) or canker sores are probably the most common and affect 5 to 25% of the population worldwide.
Most patients initially are mistakenly evaluated and treated for sexually transmitted disease, but the large, well-demarcated, painful, nonindurated deep nature of the ulcer is pathognomonic for an aphthous ulcer.