Recurrent multiple aphthous ulcerations Case report and literature review
Ramachandran SUDARSHAN(1) , Rajeshwari G. ANNIGERI (2) , G. Sree VIJAYABALA(3)
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology (1)Best Dental Science College, Madurai India, (2)College of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Davangere India, (3)Thai Moogambikai Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, India
Hellenic Archives of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (2013) 2, 99-106
SUMMARY: Oral aphtha is the most commonly occurring oral lesion. Dentists frequently seeing such cases put the diagnosis straightforwardly. But in certain circumstances diagnosis becomes thorny if oral aphthae mimic similar other lesions. The case reported in this paper refers to a patient with a history of recurrent multiple aphthous ulcerations; she was given symptomatic therapy followed by immunomodulation to address the recurrence of ulcers. A review of literature is additionally made.
KEY WORDS: Ulcer, Levamisole, Management, Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis (RAS)
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