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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   8

Issue No. :  11

Year :  2015

Pages :   1580-1581

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Recurrent Apthous Stomatitis: A Short Review



Address:   Karthikeyan Murthykumar1*, Sisira Padavala2
14th Year BDS, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai, India
21st Year BDS, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai, India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/0974-360X.2015.00281.4

ABSTRACT:
Recurrent Apthous Stomatitis (RAS) is a common condition, restricted to the mouth, that typically starts in childhood or adolescence as recurrent small, round, or ovoid ulcers with circumscribed margins, erythematous haloes, and yellow or gray floors. There etiopathogenesis is uncertain for which symptomatic therapy only is available. This article reviews the etiopathogenesis, diagnosis and management of RAS.
KEYWORDS:
Apthous stomatitis, ulcers, erythematous.
Cite:
Karthikeyan Murthykumar, Sisira Padavala. Recurrent Apthous Stomatitis: A Short Review. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 8(11): Nov., 2015; Page 1580-1581.
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