The efficacy of topical 0.2% hyaluronic acid gel on recurrent oral ulcers: comparison between recurrent aphthous ulcers and the oral ulcers of Behçet's disease.

@article{Lee2008TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of topical 0.2% hyaluronic acid gel on recurrent oral ulcers: comparison between recurrent aphthous ulcers and the oral ulcers of Behçet's disease.},
  author={J H Lee and J. Y. Jung and Dongsik Bang},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={590-5}
}
BACKGROUND Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a primary component of the extracellular matrix, and the efficacy of HA on oral ulcers is rarely reported. OBJECTIVE To observe the efficacy and safety of the topical application of 0.2% HA gel on recurrent oral ulcers and to compare its effects in patients with recurrent aphthous ulcers (RAU) and the oral ulcers of Behçet's disease (BD). MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-three outpatients with recurrent oral ulcers were included in the study (17 patients: BD… CONTINUE READING
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