Disease Information for Stomatitis, aphthous

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Anorexia in Children
Odynophagia in Children
Odynophagia/Pain on swallowing/Phagadynia
Burning/sore tongue (glossodynia/glossopyrosis)
Gingival Tenderness Pain
Halitosis
Oral lesion/ulcer
Oral mucosa erythematous lesions
Oral mucosa white lesions
Oral Mucosal Erosive Lesions
Oral Mucosal Punctate Lesions
Oral Ulcers in Children
Oral Ulcers in Elderly
Painful oral ulcers
Sore Gums
Sore/Painful mouth
Stomatitis Blisters/blebs
Tongue lesion/sign
Tongue Ulcer
Ulcerative stomatitis
White Patches on Tongue
Sore throat/Pharyngitis
Sore Throat/Throat Pain
Throat Conditions
Clinical Presentation & Variations
AIDS with Esophageal Disorder
AIDS with Oral lesions
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Recurrent
Course/Short/brief/self-limited
Demographics & Risk Factors
Recent Event
Recent/Severe Stress Situation
Established Disease Population
Patient/Pellagra/niacin deficiency
Patient/Premenstrual status
Patient/Stress situation/anxious
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Helicobacteria pylori isolation
Microlab/Herpesvirus 6 isolation
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Behcet's syndrome
Hand, foot and mouth disease
Herpangina syndrome
Herpes Simplex Stomatitis
Pemphigus
Associated Disease & Complications
Aphthous stomatitis Aphthous oral lesions
Glossitis/tongue inflammation
Stomatitis
AIDS with Esophagitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Buccal mucosa involvement/disorder
CLASS/Jaw/dental/oral/salivary (category)
CLASS/Mouth/oral disorders (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/infection (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Colchicine (Generic)
RX/Corticosteroid/unction
RX/Dapsone (Avlosulfon)
RX/Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
RX/Doxycycline
RX/Tetracycline (Achromycin)
RX/Thalidomide (Thalomid)
Other Treatments
TX/Treatment often ineffective
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)----------------------Sutton Disease II

Aphthous Stomatitis, Recurrent

Aphthous Ulcer, Recurrent

Major Aphthous Ulcer

Major Canker Sore

Major Ulcerative Stomatitis

Periadenitis Mucosa Necrotica, Recurrent Type II

RAU

Recurrent Scarring Aphthae

Von Zahorsky"s Disease

von Mikulicz"s Aphthae

Disorder Subdivisions

General Discussion

Sutton disease II is characterized by the recurring eruption of painful inflamed ulcers in the mouth (stomatitis). There may be multiple ulcers of varying sizes. These ulcers in the mouth are commonly called canker sores. Sutton disease II is also known as recurrent aphthous stomatitis. The exact cause of this disease is not fully understood, although it may be due to an abnormal immune response to the bacteria that are -----[nord website 2006]--------

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