Recurrent aphthous stomatitis: An overview
For many years, a common and painful oral mucosal ulcer termed as “Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis” remains a mystery affecting the oral cavity as a whole. Its etiopathogenesis is still unclear though its prevalence is high. Researchers, dental practitioners have been trying to reveal its underlying secrets that have been creating a major drawback in the treatment strategy but in the end it remains the same. In this article, we have tried to describe briefly about the etiology and clinical features of recurrent aphthous stomatitis along with the diagnosis and management options by searching out the literatures available until now.
Keywords: Recurrent aphthous stomatitis, Etiology, Diagnosis, Management.