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Oral Ulcer

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Oral Ulcer, Oral Ulceration, Mucosal Ulcer, Mouth Ulcer

  • Causes
  • Common
  1. Aphthous Ulcer
  2. Primary Herpetic Gingivostomatitis
    1. External Vesicles are only seen with HSV (not with Herpangina or Hand Foot and Mouth Disease)
  3. Herpangina
    1. Vesicles in posterior pharynx, sparing anterior pharynx
  4. Hand Foot and Mouth Disease
    1. Vesicles in anterior pharynx, sparing posterior pharynx
  • Differential Diagnosis