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Stomatitis, Aphthous MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Stomatitis, Aphthous
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.864.750
Unique ID
D013281
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013281
Annotation
do not confuse entry terms ULCER, APHTHOUS or CANKER SORE with "oral ulcers" ( = ORAL ULCER )
Scope Note
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)
Entry Term(s)
Aphthae
Canker Sore
Periadenitis Mucosa Necrotica Recurrens
Ulcer, Aphthous
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Stomatitis, Aphthous Preferred
Periadenitis Mucosa Necrotica Recurrens Related
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