Burning mouth syndrome

Scardina G; Pisano T; Messina P

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Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is characterized by burning sensations of the oral cavity in the absence of abnormalities of the oral mucosa. BMS predominantly affects middle-aged women. This condition has a multifactorial etiology. Multiple approaches to treatment have been described. This article examines BMS, its related factors, and treatment options.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)120-128
Number of pages9
JournalRecenti Progressi in Medicina
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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  • Medicine(all)

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Scardina G; Pisano T; Messina P (2007). Burning mouth syndrome. Recenti Progressi in Medicina, 98, 120-128.