Which types of medications are used in the treatment of pediatric aphthous ulcers treatment?

Updated: Feb 25, 2019
  • Author: Michael C Plewa, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Local and systemic medications are used. As a general rule, topical therapy should be initiated first to avoid the adverse effects associated with systemic treatment. Many treatments are controversial, and the clinical data for many treatments are limited. Many treatment modalities are not discussed in this article.


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