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Oral Ulcer (Mouth Ulcer) Summary

Description: 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)

Also Known As: Mouth Ulcer; Mouth Ulcers; Oral Ulcers; Ulcer, Mouth; Ulcer, Oral Show All >>

Networked: 358 relevant articles (20 outcomes, 34 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Oral Ulcer

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Thalidomide (Thalomid) : 2 outcomes in 11 results : FDA 2
  2. Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor (G-CSF) : 2 outcomes in 3 results : IBA
  3. Hyaluronic Acid (Hyaluronan) : 2 outcomes in 2 results : IBA
  4. Collagen : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  5. formocresol : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  6. apremilast : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  7. irsogladine : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  8. Hydroxyurea (Hydrea) : 1 outcome in 5 results : FDA 6 Generic
  9. Carbon Monoxide : 1 outcome in 5 results : IBA
  10. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor) : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Oral Ulcer

  1. Aphthous Stomatitis (Aphthous Ulcer)
  2. Pain (Aches)
  3. Ulcer
  4. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  5. Diarrhea
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Key Therapies for Oral Ulcer

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  1. Lasers (Laser) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 5 results
  2. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 10 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome 1 study in 11 results
  4. Gas Lasers : 1 outcome in 1 result
  5. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 study in 7 results
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