"Oral Ulcer" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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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)
- Oral Ulcer
- Oral Ulcers
- Ulcer, Oral
- Ulcers, Oral
- Mouth Ulcer
- Mouth Ulcers
- Ulcer, Mouth
- Ulcers, Mouth
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Oral Ulcer" by people in Profiles.
Abramowicz S, Simon LE, Kozakewich HP, Perez-Atayde AR, Kaban LB, Padwa BL. Myofibromas of the jaws in children. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012 Aug; 70(8):1880-4.
Heimonen A, Janket SJ, Kaaja R, Ackerson LK, Muthukrishnan P, Meurman JH. Oral inflammatory burden and preterm birth. J Periodontol. 2009 Jun; 80(6):884-91.
Tarkan JL, Woo SB, Pavlakis M, Johnson SR, Chirieac LR, Chimienti SN, Mandelbrot DA. Spotting the owl: surreptitious cytomegalovirus disease in a renal transplant recipient. Clin Transplant. 2008 May-Jun; 22(3):391-5.
Skiest DJ, Camelo-Piragua S, Meade L. Images in HIV/AIDS. Painful oral ulcerations in a patient with AIDS. AIDS Read. 2006 Oct; 16(10):531-2.