What lesions are present in burning mouth syndrome (BMS)?

Updated: Jan 22, 2018
  • Author: Vincent D Eusterman, MD, DDS; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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In true (idiopathic) burning mouth syndrome (BMS), no clinically evident lesions should be in the oral cavity, including the most symptomatic areas. A thorough examination should be conducted to investigate alternate diagnoses.


Source Article: Burning Mouth Syndrome: Physical Examination

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