Risk indicators for recurrent aphthous ulcers among adults in the US.

@article{Chattopadhyay2007RiskIF,
  title={Risk indicators for recurrent aphthous ulcers among adults in the US.},
  author={Amit Chattopadhyay and Sharmila Chatterjee},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={152-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Recurrent aphthous ulcers (RAU) in the oral cavity are painful, causing substantial morbidity in the US and elsewhere in the world. Despite this, there is a lack of population-based studies representative of the US national adult population to describe the epidemiology, and estimate the true disease burden and association with independent risk factors. Although several studies have investigated the role of various factors in RAU etiology, the epidemiology and etiology of RAU… CONTINUE READING

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