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Oral Ulcer

Introduction: Oral Ulcer

Description of Oral Ulcer

Oral Ulcer (medical condition): An open sore inside the mouth....more »

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Oral Ulcer: 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).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Oral Ulcer as a Disease

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