Volume 6 Issue 4 (April, 2018)

Review Articles

Recurrent Apthous Stomatitis- A Review
Manjinder Kaur, Jasjit Kaur Sahota

Recurrent apthous stomatitis (RAS), the most common ailment affecting the oral cavity, is characterized by recurrent disruption of the oral mucosa in the form of painful ulcers. It is a diagnosis of exclusion, and other causes of ulcerative stomatitis should be explored before a diagnosis of RAS is made. The present article highlights the classification, clinical feature, differential diagnosis and management of RAS.
Key words: Apthous ulcer, oral mucosa, RAS.

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