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Article: Volume 43 Number 2 Page 194 - March 2016

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  Dent Update 2016; 43: 194-195

Clinical Challenges Q&A:  Clinical Challenges Q&A 18. Oral Ulceration

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Abstract: Α 36-year-old married woman presented for evaluation of three painful chronic ulcers (>1 month duration). Similar oral lesions had been recorded many times in the past, with the first episode reported at 3 months of age. These current ulcers presented after she had a staphylococcal skin infection but were not associated with lymphadenopathy, fever or other general symptomatology.

Author notes: 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 Dimitrios Malamos, DDS, MSc, PhD, DipOM, Oral Medicine Clinic, National Organization for the Provision of Health Services (IKA), Athens, Greece.