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J Oral Maxillofac Pathol. 2011 Sep;15(3):252-6. doi: 10.4103/0973-029X.86669.

Recurrent aphthous stomatitis.

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Department of Oral Pathology, SRM Dental College, Ramapuram, India.


Recurrent aphthous ulcers are common painful mucosal conditions affecting the oral cavity. Despite their high prevalence, etiopathogenesis remains unclear. This review article summarizes the clinical presentation, diagnostic criteria, and recent trends in the management of recurrent apthous stomatitis.


Diagnostic criteria; recurrent aphthous stomatitis; stress ulcers; ulcer activity index immunomodulation

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