Effect of stressful life events on the onset and duration of recurrent aphthous stomatitis.

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BACKGROUND Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is a common and painful oral mucosal disease. Possible etiologies include genetics, vitamin deficiencies, trauma, immune dysfunction, and stress. The goal of this study was to examine the relationship between the occurrence, type, and magnitude of stressful events and the onset and duration of RAS episodes… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0714.2011.01102.x

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@article{Huling2012EffectOS, title={Effect of stressful life events on the onset and duration of recurrent aphthous stomatitis.}, author={Laura B Huling and Lorena Baccaglini and Linda E. Choquette and Richard S. Feinn and R V Lalla}, journal={Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology}, year={2012}, volume={41 2}, pages={149-52} }