Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology

Management of recurrent apthous stomatitis-current trends & perspective

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Author Details: Akhilanand Chaurasia, Akansha Vatsa

Volume : 4

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2395-6194

Print ISSN : 2395-6186

Article First Page : 106

Article End Page : 109


Recurring oral ulcers are among most common oral disease encountered by oral physicians in day to day practice. Recurrent apthous stomatitis (RAS) is a common disorder characterized by recurring ulcers confined to the oral mucosa with no other signs of systemic diseases. It affects approximately 20% of general population. Clinically it is classified as minor ulcers, major ulcers and herpetiform ulcers. This article insights the current trends in management of this commonly occurring disease.

Keywords:Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, Oral ulcers, Etanercept, Autoimmune diseases

Doi No:-10.18231/2395-6194.2018.0025