Pathophysiology of primary burning mouth syndrome

@article{Jskelinen2012PathophysiologyOP,
  title={Pathophysiology of primary burning mouth syndrome},
  author={Satu K. J{\"a}{\"a}skel{\"a}inen},
  journal={Clinical Neurophysiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={123},
  pages={71-77}
}
Primary burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is severe, disabling and chronic intraoral pain condition for which no local or systemic cause can be found and clinical examination is normal. It mostly affects elderly citizens, especially postmenopausal women with prevalence up to 12-18%. In addition to spontaneous burning pain, patients may complain of taste alterations. Recent neurophysiologic, psychophysical, neuropathological, and functional imaging studies have elucidated that several neuropathic… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 54 extracted citations

Low-dose aripiprazole for refractory burning mouth syndrome

Neuropsychiatric disease and treatment • 2016
View 11 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Central Pain Syndrome

Springer International Publishing • 2018
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…