DefinitionThis section has been translated automatically.
Chronic ulceration of the buccal mucosa at the level of the dental fissure, caused by sucking and chewing of the buccal mucosa. This is an analogous cause to the morsicatio buccarum.
Differential diagnosisThis section has been translated automatically.
prosthetic ulcer: direct contact (pressure) points of the prosthesis
Carcinoma: very solid mucous membrane proliferation
Lichen planus mucosae: no ulcer formation but only erosive plaques
Aphthae: recurrent course; no evidence of Morsicatio buccarum
TherapyThis section has been translated automatically.
Education of the patient, if necessary psychotherapeutic care. Antiseptic and astringent mouth rinses(tormentil-myrrh astringents (NRF 7.1.), alternatively: chlorhexidine mouth rinse solution 0.1 or 0.2% (NRF 7.2.).
LiteratureThis section has been translated automatically.
- Jin JQ et al (2019) Study on the oral mucosal diseases in patients with cerebrovascular diseases. Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi 40:1003-1005.
Incoming links (2)Chlorhexidine mouth rinse solution 0.1 or 0.2% (nrf 7.2.); Tormentil myrrh astringent (nrf 7.1.);
Outgoing links (6)Carcinoma of the skin (overview); Excision; Lichen planus mucosae; Morsicatio buccarum; Psychotherapy; Tormentil myrrh astringent (nrf 7.1.);
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