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Disease Oral Ulcer

Name Oral Ulcer
Synonyms Mouth Ulcer | Mouth Ulcers | Oral Ulcers | Ulcer, Mouth | Ulcer, Oral | Ulcers, Mouth | Ulcers, Oral
Definition A loss of mucous substance of the mouth showing local excavation of the surface, resulting from the sloughing of inflammatory necrotic tissue. It is the result of a variety of causes, e.g., denture irritation, aphthous stomatitis (STOMATITIS, APHTHOUS); NOMA; necrotizing gingivitis (GINGIVITIS, NECROTIZING ULCERATIVE); TOOTHBRUSHING; and various irritants. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p842)
Categories Mouth disease
MeSH® ID D019226

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DiseasesStomatognathic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mouth Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Oral Ulcer Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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