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Article: Volume 42 Number 5 Page 495 - June 2015

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  Dent Update 2015; 42: 495-496

Clinical Challenges Q&A:  Clinical Challenges Q&A 11. Ulcers

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Abstract: A 42-year-old secretary, currently not employed, complained of recurrent oral ulceration. She suffered from ulcers occasionally as a child and teenager, ameliorated whilst she smoked from age 18–37, but which became much worse when she stopped at that age.

Author notes: Professor Crispian Scully, CBE, MD, PhD, MDS, MRCS, BSc, FDS RCS, FDS RCPS, FFD RCSI, FDS RCSE, FRCPath, FMedSci, FHEA, FUCL, DSc, DChD, DMed(HC), Dr HC, Co-Director of WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health-General Health: and Emeritus Professor, University College London, UK and Dr Dimitrios Malamos, DDS, MSc, PhD, DipOM, Oral Medicine Clinic, National Organization for the Provision of Health Services (IKA), Athens, Greece.