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Oral Ulcer MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Oral Ulcer
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.672
Unique ID
D019226
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019226
Annotation
coord IM with cause (IM) if pertinent; not a synonym for STOMATITIS, APHTHOUS
Scope Note
A loss of mucous substance of the mouth showing local excavation of the surface, resulting from the sloughing of inflammatory necrotic tissue. It is the result of a variety of causes, e.g., denture irritation, aphthous stomatitis (STOMATITIS, APHTHOUS); NOMA; necrotizing gingivitis (GINGIVITIS, NECROTIZING ULCERATIVE); TOOTHBRUSHING; and various irritants. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p842)
Entry Term(s)
Mouth Ulcer
NLM Classification #
WU 140
Previous Indexing
Mouth Diseases (1966-1996)
Stomatitis (1966-1996)
Stomatitis, Aphthous (1966-1996)
Ulcer (1966-1996)
See Also
Gingivitis, Necrotizing Ulcerative
Noma
Stomatitis, Aphthous
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2005/07/15
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