What is the likelihood of a dermatologic etiology for 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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A case-control study by Acharya et al suggested that skin disease is strongly predictive of burning mouth syndrome. The report involved 56 women with the syndrome, along with age-matched controls, with results being derived through multiple logistic regression analysis. [47]


Source Article: Burning Mouth Syndrome: Proposed Etiologies

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