Aphthous ulcers, often called canker sores, are painful inflammatory lesions or spots on the inside of the mouth. Most often, people develop minor aphthous ulcers, which is where the lesions are a few millimeters across, round or oval in shape, and disappear within a week. There are also two other… Continue Reading Aphthous ulcers (canker sores) – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

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