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Introduction: Mucositis

Description of Mucositis

Mucositis (medical condition): Inflammation of the mucous membranes. Mucositis can occur anywhere along the digestive tract from the mouth to the anus as it is all lined with ...more

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Mucositis: A complication of some cancer therapies in which the lining of the digestive system becomes inflamed. Often seen as sores in the mouth.
Source: National Institute of Health

Mucositis: An INFLAMMATION of the MUCOSA with burning or tingling sensation. It is characterized by atrophy of the squamous EPITHELIUM, vascular damage, inflammatory infiltration, and ulceration. It usually occurs at the mucous lining of the MOUTH, the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT or the airway due to chemical irritations, CHEMOTHERAPY, or radiation therapy (RADIOTHERAPY).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Mucositis as a Disease

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