Recurrent aphthous stomatitis: the efficacy of replacement therapy in patients with underlying hematinic deficiencies.

A group of thirty-four patients with recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) and single hematinic deficiencies were given replacement therapy after any reason for the deficiency had been sought and excluded. The response of the RAS was assessed in an open trial. The aphthae in 70% of patients subjectively improved with hematinic replacement therapy, a benefit… CONTINUE READING