Sensory dysfunction in burning mouth syndrome

  title={Sensory dysfunction in burning mouth syndrome},
  author={Heli Alstergren Forssell and Satu K. J{\"a}{\"a}skel{\"a}inen and Olli Tenovuo and Susanna Hinkka},
Our preliminary observations on a small group of burning mouth syndrome (BMS) patients indicated a change in the non-nociceptive, tactile sensory function in BMS and provided evidence for the hypothesis of a neuropathic etiology of BMS. In the present clinical study on a group of 52 BMS patients, we used quantitative sensory tests (QST) in addition to the blink reflex (BR) recordings in order to gain further insight into the neural mechanisms of BMS pain. Based on electrophysiologic findings… CONTINUE READING


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