publication . Article . 2014

Burning mouth syndrome: update

Cassol Spanemberg, Juliana; Rodríguez de Rivera Campillo, Ma Eugenia; Jané Salas, Enric; López López, José, 1958-;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jun 2014
  • Publisher: OMICS Publishing Group
Abstract
Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) is a chronic disorder that predominately affects middle-aged women in the postmenopausal period. The condition is distinguished by burning symptoms of the oral mucosa and the absence of any clinical signs. The etiology of BMS is complex and it includes a variety of factors. Local, systemic and psychological factors such as stress, anxiety and depression are listed among the possible causes of BMS. BMS may sometimes be classified as BMS Type I, II or III. Although this syndrome is not accompanied by evident organic alterations and it does not present health risks, it can significantly reduce the patient's quality of life. This study a...
Subjects
mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseasesdigestive, oral, and skin physiology
free text keywords: Malalties de la boca, Mouth diseases, Glàndules salivals, Salivary glands
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publication . Article . 2014

Burning mouth syndrome: update

Cassol Spanemberg, Juliana; Rodríguez de Rivera Campillo, Ma Eugenia; Jané Salas, Enric; López López, José, 1958-;