An up-to-date view on burning mouth syndrome.

  title={An up-to-date view on burning mouth syndrome.},
  author={Andrea Sardella},
  journal={Minerva stomatologica},
  volume={56 6},
Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a chronic intraoral pain condition unaccompanied by clinical lesions or systemic diseases. Its aetiology is unknown. Several recent studies suggest that BMS may be a neuropathic condition, though it is still uncertain whether it is a peripheral and/or a central neurogenic dysfunction. Research indicates that BMS includes psychological components such as anxiety, depression, cancerophobia. Professional delay in diagnosing, referring and managing BMS patients… CONTINUE READING