Stomatitis, Aphthous

Stomatit, aftös

Engelsk definition

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)

Svenska synonymer

Aftös stomatit Afte

Engelska synonymer

Aphthous Stomatitides Aphthous Stomatitis Stomatitides, Aphthous Ulcer, Aphthous Aphthous Ulcer Aphthous Ulcers Ulcers, Aphthous Aphthae Canker Sore Canker Sores Sore, Canker Sores, Canker Periadenitis Mucosa Necrotica Recurrens