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2,274 Possible Causes for Oral Ulcers

  • Aphthous Stomatitis

    Recurrent aphthous stomatitis consists on recurring oral ulcers of unknown etiology.[] ulcers warrant further studies; (3) Oral ulcers may be associated with CD; however, these ulcers may not be RAS; RAS is rarely associated with B12 deficiency; nevertheless[] […] of oral ulceration.[]

  • Stomatitis

    Severe necrotic oral ulcerative lesions were accompanied by cutaneous purpura, blood-filled blisters and bedsores.[] The clinical history of CUS patients is of painful, exacerbating and remitting oral erosions, and ulcerations.[] Abstract We present a case of a malnourished 68-year old man with occult hypothyroidism who presented with malaise, pyrexia, tongue swelling, oral ulceration and dysphagia[]

  • HIV Infection

    Cutaneous involvement is observed in 38% to 85% of cases, with oral mucosal involvement in 30% to 60% of cases.[] Angular cheilitis may occur repeatedly and may be accompanied by oral ulcerations. Stage 3.[] The presence of thrush, oral or anogenital ulcers or warts, lymphadenopathy, rashes, or skin lesions should prompt further evaluation, 11 especially when persistent or substantial[]

  • Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid

    A 37-year-old man presented to his primary care physician with a chief concern of a sore throat and oral ulcers.[] Oral ulceration can present a diagnostic problem. [ 6 ] The main sites and types of involvement are: Mouth Painful and recurrent erosions present anywhere in the mouth, starting[] The oral mucosa is often affected, and sometimes the disease is limited to the mouth.[]

  • Brandt Syndrome

    No oral ulcers were present.[] Otherwise, zinc sulphate is used orally for treating skin ulcers and acceleration of wound healing. Eye and pancreas are especially rich in zinc.[] […] eruption on an extremity or around one of the orifices of the body, followed by loss of hair and by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal disturbances; relieved by lifelong oral[]

  • Idiopathic Neutropenia

    Life-threatening infections can follow neutropenic nadir of the cycle, with frequent aphthous gingivitis, periodontitis, oral ulcerations, fever and occasional sepsis.[] Focal symptoms (eg, oral ulcers) may develop but are often subtle.[] Patients with cyclic neutropenia or severe congenital neutropenia tend to have episodes of oral ulcers, stomatitis, or pharyngitis and lymph node enlargement during severe[]

  • Acute Myelocytic Leukemia

    This case report describes a 76-year-old white woman who was found to have ovarian cancer and underwent chemotherapy with hexamethylmelamine. After 34 months of therapy, she developed an acute myelocytic leukemia. Although commonly reported as a side effect of alkylating agents, this is believed to be the first[…][]

  • HIV-2 Infection

    The presence of cervical ectopia, oral contraceptive use, or pregnancy in women, intact foreskin in men, and genital ulcer disease in either sex increases the risk for HIV[]

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck

    Erythroplakia and leukoplakia, as well as painful mucosal ulcerations may be seen in tumors of the oral cavity, while otalgia, paresthesias, nerve palsies, trismus and halitosis[] Occasionally, patients harbor enlarged cervical lymph nodes with no identifiable oral or oropharyngeal lesion.[] Cancer of soft palate and uvula often appears as an ulcerative lesion with raised margins or as a fungating mass.[]

  • Congenital Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

    Resistant thrush, oral ulcers and conjunctivitis. Diarrhoea and malabsorption. Failure to thrive and delayed or incomplete recovery from illness. 7.[]

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