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Disease Stomatitis, Aphthous

Name Stomatitis, Aphthous
Synonyms Aphthae | Aphthous Stomatitides | Aphthous Stomatitis | Aphthous Ulcer | Aphthous Ulcers | Canker Sore | Canker Sores | Periadenitis Mucosa Necrotica Recurrens | Sore, Canker | Sores, Canker | Stomatitides, Aphthous | Ulcer, Aphthous | Ulcers, Aphthous
Definition A recurrent disease of the oral mucosa of unknown etiology. It is characterized by small white ulcerative lesions, single or multiple, round or oval. Two to eight crops of lesions occur per year, lasting for 7 to 14 days and then heal without scarring. (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p742)
Categories Mouth disease
MeSH® ID D013281
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