"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.
A 13-year-old boy with pharyngitis, oral ulcers, and dehydration. Mycoplasma pneumoniae-associated mucositis. Pediatr Ann. 2013 Apr; 42(4):148-50.
Efficacy and safety of everolimus for subependymal giant cell astrocytomas associated with tuberous sclerosis complex (EXIST-1): a multicentre, randomised, placebo-controlled phase 3 trial. Lancet. 2013 Jan 12; 381(9861):125-32.
EBV positive mucocutaneous ulcer--a study of 26 cases associated with various sources of immunosuppression. Am J Surg Pathol. 2010 Mar; 34(3):405-17.
Actinomycosis presenting as an oral ulcer in a neutropenic patient. South Med J. 2002 Sep; 95(9):1105.