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Aphthous Stomatitis (Aphthous Ulcer) Summary

Description: 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)

Also Known As: Aphthous Ulcer; Canker Sore; Aphthous Ulcers; Canker Sores; Aphthae Show All >>

Networked: 760 relevant articles (71 outcomes, 116 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Aphthous Stomatitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Thalidomide (Thalomid) : 16 outcomes 9 studies in 57 results : FDA 2
  2. amlexanox (Aphthasol) : 6 outcomes 5 studies in 11 results : FDA 2
  3. irsogladine : 4 outcomes 1 study in 6 results : IBA
  4. Vitamin B 12 (Cyanocobalamin) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 26 results : FDA 47 Generic
  5. Levamisole (Decaris) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 26 results : FDA 1
  6. Tablets : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 8 results : IBA
  7. Sucralfate (Carafate) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 6 results : FDA 4 Generic
  8. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 12 results : IBA
  9. Tissue Adhesives (Tissue Adhesive) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  10. rebamipide : 2 outcomes 1 study in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Aphthous Stomatitis

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Erythema Nodosum
  3. HIV Infections (HIV Infection)
  4. Oral Ulcer (Mouth Ulcer)
  5. Ulcer
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Key Therapies for Aphthous Stomatitis

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  1. Lasers (Laser) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 14 results
  2. Gas Lasers : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results
  3. Tonsillectomy : 1 outcome 1 study in 18 results
  4. Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results
  5. Cautery : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results
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