What is the immunologic mechanism for the etiology of 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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An immunologic mechanism for burning mouth syndrome (BMS) has been suggested by the observation of elevated serum ESR and salivary IgA in burning mouth syndrome (BMS) patients compared with controls. [30, 31]


Source Article: Burning Mouth Syndrome: Proposed Etiologies

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