Outcome following treatment for Helicobacter pylori in patients with recurrent aphthous stomatitis.

@article{AlbanidouFarmaki2005OutcomeFT,
  title={Outcome following treatment for Helicobacter pylori in patients with recurrent aphthous stomatitis.},
  author={Eleni Albanidou-Farmaki and L Giannoulis and Anastasios K. Markopoulos and S Fotiades and X Aggouridaki and Konstantinos Farmakis and Panayotis Papanayotou},
  journal={Oral diseases},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={22-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of the current study was to investigate any association of Helicobacter Pylori (HP) in recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) and the effect of eradication of the microorganism in the clinical course of the disease. STUDY DESIGN Forty-eight patients with RAS were included in the study. Twenty-six were women and 22 men, of average age 41.3 +/- 2.44. Thirty-four out of these 48 patients were HP positive and the rest 14 who were negative were used as a control group. The diagnosis… CONTINUE READING

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