Comparison of colchicine versus prednisolone in recurrent aphthous stomatitis: A double-blind randomized clinical trial.

@article{Pakfetrat2010ComparisonOC,
  title={Comparison of colchicine versus prednisolone in recurrent aphthous stomatitis: A double-blind randomized clinical trial.},
  author={Atessa Pakfetrat and Arash Mansourian and Fatemeh Momen-Heravi and Zahra Delavarian and Jalil Momen-Beitollahi and Omid Khalilzadeh and Samira Basir-Shabestari},
  journal={Clinical and investigative medicine. Medecine clinique et experimentale},
  year={2010},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={E189-95}
}
PURPOSE Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is one of the most common ulcers of the oral cavity with a reported prevalence of 5- 50%. There is still no definitive treatment for RAS; however, immunosuppressive and immunomodulant agents have been proposed. In this study, we compared the therapeutic effects of 5 mg/d prednisolone with 0.5 mg/d colchicine in the treatment of RAS. METHODS In a double-blind randomized clinical trial, 34 patients with RAS were randomly divided into two groups for… CONTINUE READING
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