Contact stomatitis

Benjamin W. LeSueur, James A. Yiannias

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Abstract

Contact stomatitis is inflammation or pain of the oral mucosa due to both irritant and allergic substances. Irritants include heat, frictional trauma, and chemicals. Oral flavorings, preservatives, and dental materials are common allergens. Simplification of oral care and avoidance of contactants is the primary mode of therapy. Patch testing to a broad series of antigens may be required to identify specific causes of allergic contact stomatitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)105-114
Number of pages10
JournalDermatologic Clinics
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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    LeSueur, B. W., & Yiannias, J. A. (2003). Contact stomatitis. Dermatologic Clinics, 21(1), 105-114. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0733-8635(02)00070-0