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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29327722/healthy-lifestyle-habits-benefit-remission-of-recurrent-aphthous-stomatitis-and-ras-type-ulceration
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L Ge
In a clinical setting, it is not practical to separate recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) from RAS-type ulceration in every case, so both conditions have been considered together for the purpose of this article. Due to the lack of consistently effective therapeutic options for RAS, other approaches to treat the disease are considered here, beginning with an analysis of possible aetiological factors. The aetiology of RAS, the most common mucosal disease, remains undefined thus far. A few researchers have proposed psychological disorders as a major factor impacting RAS...
January 12, 2018: British Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29287012/magnetic-resonance-enterography-cannot-replace-upper-endoscopy-in-pediatric-crohn-s-disease-an-imagekids-sub-study
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Peter C Church, Ruth Cytter Kuint, Oren Ledder, Victor M Navas-López, Malgorzata Sladek, Annecarin Brückner, Robert N Baldassano, Batia Weiss, Baruch Yerushalmi, Shehzad A Saeed, Jeffrey Hyams, Anthony Otley, Anne M Griffiths, Dan Turner, Mary-Louise C Greer
OBJECTIVES: While magnetic resonance enterography (MRE) can accurately reflect ileal inflammation in pediatric Crohn's disease (CD), there are no pediatric data on the accuracy of MRE to detect upper gastrointestinal tract (UGI) lesions. We aimed to compare MRE and esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) in detecting the spectrum and severity of UGI disease in children. METHODS: This is an ancillary study of the prospective multi-center ImageKids study focusing on pediatric MRE...
December 28, 2017: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29284468/evaluation-of-the-content-quality-of-websites-for-recurrent-aphthous-ulcers-and-oral-lichen-planus
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Xiaosheng Hu, Hui Pan, Wenxiu He, Hong Hua, Zhimin Yan
BACKGROUND: The Internet is one of the most popular resources for people to obtain medical information; however, only a limited number of studies have reported the quality of the available health information related to oral mucosal diseases. The present study aimed to evaluate the quality of information on websites for recurrent aphthous ulcers (RAU) and oral lichen planus (OLP), in both Chinese and English. METHODS: Common search engines, BaiDu, Google, and Yahoo in Chinese; and Bing, Google, and Yahoo in English were used to identify websites providing content related to the oral mucosal diseases...
December 29, 2017: BMC Oral Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29278022/recurrent-aphthous-ulceration-a-review-of-potential-causes-and-novel-treatments
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Sami Kameel Saikaly, Tanya Siham Saikaly, Lara Elizabeth Saikaly
Purpose of Article: This review examines studies published between May 2012 and May 2017 with a specific interest in potential recurrent aphthous ulceration (RAU) etiologies and treatment modalities/efficacy, including topical treatments, systemic regimens, vitamin repletion, and laser therapy, among others. MATERIALS AND METHODS: PubMed MEDLINE and Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were searched using various combinations of: 'aphthous', 'ulcer', and 'treatment'. The titles and abstracts from the initial literature search were appraised to identify articles for full review, and reference sections from each article were searched manually for relevant publications...
December 26, 2017: Journal of Dermatological Treatment
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29259628/relative-efficacy-of-quercetin-compared-with-benzydamine-hydrochloride-in-minor-aphthae-a-prospective-parallel-double-blind-active-control-preliminary-study
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Maitreyi Pandya, Anupama N Kalappanavar, Rajeshwari G Annigeri, Dhanya S Rao
Background and Objectives: Recurrent aphthous stomatitis is an inflammatory condition present since ancient era wherein numerous treatment modalities have been tried. But complete eradication of the disease has not been possible and hence newer agents are being introduced. One such agent is a flavonoid named quercetin with proven antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and ulcer healing properties. Methods: 40 patients with minor aphthous ulcers were divided equally into two groups: A and B...
2017: International Journal of Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29245339/ten-year-progress-of-coronary-artery-lesions-prior-to-beh%C3%A3-et-disease-diagnosis-a-case-report-and-care-compliant-article
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Wenfang Ma, Yan Liang, Jun Zhu
INTRODUCTION: Behçet disease is a multisystemic chronic inflammatory disorder characterized by recurrent oral aphthous ulcers, genital ulcers, uveitis, and skin lesions. However, particularly part of patients would present cardiovascular involvements and vascular lesions could be the presenting sign of Behçet disease preceding classical symptoms. We presented a middle aged male patient, in whom abdominal aorta pseudoaneurysm was as the first leading sign to reveal Behçet disease, and with his coronary artery lesions progress through a 10-year period before Behçet disease was diagnosed...
December 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29238414/oral-manifestations-in-pediatric-patients-with-coeliac-disease-a-review-article
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Viviana Marisa Pereira Macho, Ana Sofia Coelho, Diana Maria Veloso E Silva, David José Casimiro de Andrade
Background: Coeliac disease is a chronic enteropathy that remains a challenge for the clinician, due to its atypical manifestations and etiopathogenic complexity. Objective: This article intends to describe the oral characteristics of Coeliac Disease in children in order to facilitate their management in the dental office. Methods: A review of the literature was performed electronically in PubMed (PubMed Central, and MEDLINE) for articles published in English from 2000 to April of 2017...
2017: Open Dentistry Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29208798/a-clinical-and-microbiological-evaluation-of-helicobacter-pylori-in-recurrent-aphthous-stomatitis
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Kamala Rajendra, Sadananda M Purnachandra, Parthkumar C Patel, Jochima Cota, Venkat R Singh, Ankur Vatsal
AIM: The aim of this study is to evaluate the association of Helicobacter pylori in recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) with or without peptic ulcer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 42 patients were selected for the present study from outpatient Department of Oral Medicine, and divided into control (group I) and test groups (groups II, III). A total number of 15 patients suffering from RAS based on history and clinical examination was selected as group II. A total number of 12 patients suffering concomitantly from RAS and duodenal ulcer based on history and clinical examination were selected as group III...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29207836/recurrent-aphthous-stomatitis-an-assessment-of-antioxidant-levels-in-plasma-and-saliva
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J S Jesija, Saraswathi Gopal, Hugh P Skiel
Introduction: Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis (RAS) is a common oral mucosal disorder that affects 20% of the population worldwide. Factors such as trauma, stress, genetic, hypersensitivity, nutrition, immune disturbance and hormonal imbalance may disturb the oxidant and antioxidant balance of an organism and precipitate RAS, but the relationships are poorly understood. Aim: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the antioxidant status in plasma and saliva of patients with RAS...
September 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29202564/systematic-review-the-efficacy-of-topical-hyaluronic-acid-on-oral-ulcers
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M Casale, A Moffa, P Vella, V Rinaldi, M A Lopez, V Grimaldi, F Salvinelli
The management of oral ulcers is a challenge for clinicians. Whilst there is widespread use of topical corticosteroids, antibiotics and antimicrobial, there is only weak evidence for the effectiveness of any of the topical treatments. Hyaluronic Acid (HA) has been recently proposed for topical administration in the treatment of oral ulcers and other painful oral lesions. The aim of the study is to systematically review the published literature regarding all the therapeutic effects of HA on painful oral lesions such as oral ulcers and oral lichen planus...
December 4, 2017: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29194792/mucocutaneous-manifestations-of-inflammatory-bowel-disease-in-central-china-a-single-center-study
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C X Kou, Y Y Zhang, G W Li, J Li, Q T Kong, J Chen, F Liu, M Zhang, F Y Wang, Y Jiang, L Y Hao, J A Ren, H Sang
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of idiopathic inflammatory conditions affecting the gastrointestinal tract, which consists of Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC). IBD has multiple extraintestinal manifestations (EIMs), and the prevalence of mucocutaneous manifestations in IBD has been reported as 21%-41%1 . This study aimed at investigating the prevalence of mucocutaneous manifestations (recurrent aphthous ulcer [RAU], erythema nodosum [EN], psoriasis and pyoderma gangrenosum [PG]) of IBD and analyzing of the associations of diseases in a large treatment center of central China...
December 1, 2017: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology: JEADV
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29098253/-the-role-of-food-specific-igg-antibody-test-in-diagnosis-and-treatment-of-mild-recurrent-aphthous-ulcer
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Yan DU, Yue-Lei Xing, Lei Ji, Xian-Hua Zhang
PURPOSE: To evaluate the role of food-specific IgG antibody test in the treatment of mild recurrent aphthous ulcer. METHODS: Seven hundred and ninety nine mild recurrent aphthous ulcer patients and 762 normal persons were enrolled in the experimental and control group respectively, based on the criteria for inclusion and exclusion. The blood serum samples of them were obtained to detect food-specific IgG antibody by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. The positive rates were then compared by Chi-square test between 2 groups using SPSS 17...
June 2017: Shanghai Kou Qiang Yi Xue, Shanghai Journal of Stomatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29095300/rare-esophageal-ulcers-related-to-beh%C3%A3-et-disease-a-case-report
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Ning Jia, Yanping Tang, Huayi Liu, Yang Li, Simiao Liu, Lei Liu
RATIONALE: The fundamental pathogenesis of Behçet disease (BD) is still unclear and controversial. Many cases of oral aphthous ulcers and genital ulcers related to BD are reported; nevertheless, idiopathic giant esophageal ulcers related to BD are rare. A rare case for esophageal ulcers related to BD is presented. PATIENT CONCERNS: In China, BD is represented with esophageal involvement which is called esophageal BD (EBD). DIAGNOSES: A 56-year-old man diagnosed to the Gastroenterology Department of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine Hospital, for multiple discrete, elliptical esophageal ulcers related to BD...
November 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29071227/formulation-and-optimization-of-oral-mucoadhesive-patches-of-myrtus-communis-by-box-behnken-design
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Mahbubeh Hashemi, Vahid Ramezani, Mohammad Seyedabadi, Ali Mohamad Ranjbar, Hossein Jafari, Mina Honarvar, Hamed Fanaei
Purpose: Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is the most common painful ulcerative disease of oral mucosa happening in ~20% of people. Aimed to develop Myrtus communis L. (Myrtle) containing oral patches, we applied box-behnken design to evaluate the effect of polymers such as Polyvinyl pyrrolidone (PVP), Gelatin, Methylcellulose (MC) and Pectin. Methods: The patches properties such as tensile strength, folding endurance, swelling index, thickness, mucoadhesive strength and the pattern of myrtle release were evaluated as dependent variables...
September 2017: Advanced Pharmaceutical Bulletin
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29067849/investigation-of-dissolved-cellulose-in-development-of-buccal-discs-for-oromucosal-drug-delivery
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Emrah Yildir, Erica Sjöholm, Maren Preis, Poonam Trivedi, Jani Trygg, Pedro Fardim, Niklas Sandler
Mucoadhesive formulations have a wide scope of application for both systemic and local treatment of various diseases. In the case of recurrent aphthous stomatitis, to ensure effective therapy, the concentration of corticosteroids and/or anesthetics at the mouth ulcer side should be maintained with minimal systemic absorption. Therefore, the aim of the study was to investigate cellulose-based formulations, in achieving suitable hardness, mucoadhesiveness and sustained release of the active ingredients directed towards the mucosa for an extended period of time (approx...
October 25, 2017: Pharmaceutical Development and Technology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28958141/oral-manifestations-of-inflammatory-bowel-disease
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I Mortada, A Leone, A Gerges Geagea, R Mortada, C Matar, M Rizzo, I Hajj Hussein, L Massaad-Massade, A Jurjus
Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, have important extraintestinal manifestations, notably in the oral cavity. These oral manifestations can constitute important clinical clues in the diagnosis and management of IBD, and include changes at the immune and bacterial levels. Aphthous ulcers, pyostomatitis vegetans, cobblestoning and gingivitis are important oral findings frequently observed in IBD patients. Their presentations vary considerably and might be well diagnosed and distinguished from other oral lesions...
July 2017: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28950260/beyond-hla-class-i-antigens-hfe-mutations-in-recurrent-aphthous-oral-ulcers-and-beh%C3%A3-et-s-disease-in-the-south-of-tunisia
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El Aoud Sahar, Arwa Kamoun, Nadia Mahfoudh, Aida Charfi, Mouna Snoussi, Hend Hachicha, Ameni Jerbi, Chifa Dammak, Faten Frikha, Faiza Hakim, Lilia Gaddour, Zouhair Bahloul, Hafedh Makni
<br>To establish HLA class I and HFE mutation associations with recurrent aphthous oral ulcers (RAOU) and Behçet disease (BD) in a cohort of Southern Tunisian patients.<br> Materials (Subjects) and Methods<br>A total of 232 patients with RAOU and 123 healthy controls (HC) were enrolled in our study. Patients were divided into 2 groups based on the presence (BD+: 62) or not (BD-: 170). In the BD+ group, 28 patients had a severe form. In the (BD-) group, RAOU was isolated in 81 patients, associated with mucocutaneous manifestations in 58 patients and with joint symptoms in 25 patients...
September 26, 2017: Medical Principles and Practice: International Journal of the Kuwait University, Health Science Centre
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28942153/the-absence-of-an-association-between-interleukin-1%C3%AE-gene-polymorphisms-and-recurrent-aphthous-stomatitis-ras
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Zuzanna Ślebioda, Anna Kowalska, Marta Rozmiarek, Ewa Krawiecka, Elżbieta Szponar, Barbara Dorocka-Bobkowska
OBJECTIVES: Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is a chronic, ulcerative disease with a probable polygenic mode of inheritance and complex etiology with a strong immunological background. The aim of the present study was to determine the possible association between two single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of the IL-1β gene: IL-1β-511 T>C (rs16944) and IL-1β+3954C>T (rs1143634) and RAS susceptibility in a moderately large group of patients. DESIGN: One hundred and four patients with minor, major and herpetiform RAS and 75 healthy volunteers were genotyped at IL-1β-511 T>C (rs16944) and IL-1β+3954C>T (rs1143634) using the PCR-RFLP approach...
September 19, 2017: Archives of Oral Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28922104/interleukin-2-interferon-gamma-gene-polymorphisms-in-recurrent-aphthous-stomatitis
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Shamsolmoulouk Najafi, Hila Yousefi, Mahsa Mohammadzadeh, Alireza Zare Bidoki, Elham Farhadi, Nima Rezaei
Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is the most common oral ulcerative inflammatory disease with unknown etiology. IL-2 and IFN-γ are secreted by Th1 cells and the elevated levels of them have been reported in RAS. Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of IL-2 and IFN-γ genes could alter the cytokine production. The aim of this study was to investigate frequencies of IL-2 and IFN-γ alleles and genotypes in a group of patients with minor-RAS (MiRAS). PCR-SSP method used to type genomic DNA of 64 Iranian patients with MiRAS for IL-2 gene (G -330 T) and (G +166 T) and IFN-γ gene at position UTR5644 (A/T)...
2017: Prague Medical Report
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28916023/beh%C3%A3-et-disease-new-aspects
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REVIEW
Isil Bulur, Meltem Onder
Behçet disease is currently considered an "autoinflammatory disease" triggered by infection and environmental factors in genetically predisposed individuals. Although the disease is characterized by recurrent oral and genital aphthous ulcers and ocular involvement, it can affect multiple organ systems. Complex aphthosis is characterized by recurrent oral and/or genital aphthous ulcers. It is important to evaluate the patient with complex aphthosis for Behçet disease and related systemic disorders. We discuss the etiopathogenesis, clinical features, diagnostic criteria, and treatment approaches for complex aphthosis and Behçet disease in light of the current literature...
September 2017: Clinics in Dermatology
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