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.
Corresponding Author: Dr. Manjinder Kaur, Guru Nanak Dev Dental College and Research Institute, Sunam, Patiala, Punjab, India
This article may be cited as: Kaur M, Sahota JK. Recurrent Apthous Stomatitis- A Review. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2018;6(4):9-12.