Burning mouth complaints: clinical characteristics of a Brazilian sample.

  title={Burning mouth complaints: clinical characteristics of a Brazilian sample.},
  author={Cibele Nasri and Manoel Jacobson Teixeira and Massako Okada and Gilberto Guanaes Sim{\~o}es Formigoni and Gary M. Heir and Jos{\'e} Tadeu Tesseroli de Siqueira},
  volume={62 5},
OBJECTIVE Evaluation of the clinical characteristics of burning mouth complaints (BMC) in a series of Brazilian patients referred to a large teaching hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS 66 patients with burning mouth complaints were evaluated through a standardized protocol. RESULTS 56 women and 10 men were examined, ranging in age from 35-83 years. The primary location of the complaints was reported to be the tongue. Thirty-six patients reported a precipitating event. The mean VAS pain levels… CONTINUE READING
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