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Main Causes of Oral Ulceration
Trauma:

  • Sharp Teeth or Restorations
  • (Electrical) Appliances
  • Non-Accidental Injury
  • Self-inflicted
  • Iatrogenic

Burns:

  • Heat
  • Cold
  • Chemical
  • Radiation
  • Electric

Recurrent Aphthæ (and Behçet Syndrome)

Malignant Neoplasms:

  • Oral
  • Encroaching from antrum (sinus) or nose

Drugs

  • Cytotoxics
  • NSAIDs
  • Nicorandil
  • Many others


Systemic Disease

Microbial Diseases

  • Herpetic Stomatitis
  • Chickenpox
  • Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
  • Herpangina
  • Infectious Mononucleosis
  • HIV
  • Acute Necrotising Gingivitis
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Syphilis
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Blastomycosis
  • Paracoccidioidomycosis
  • Leishmaniasis

Muco-Cutaneous Diseases:


Blood Disorders:

  • Anæmia
  • Leukæmia
  • Myelo-Dysplastic Syndrome
  • Neutropænia
  • Other White Cell Dyscrasias
  • Hæmatinic Deficiencies
  • Gammopathies

Gastrointestinal Diseases:

  • Cœliac Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Crohn’s Disease

Rheumatic Diseases:

  • Lupus Erythematosus
  • Reiter Syndrome
  • Sweet Syndrome

Vasculitides:


Endocrine Disorders:

  • Diabetes
  • Glucagonoma

Disorders of Uncertain Pathogenesis:

Last Updated 21st July 2011