Outcome predictors of initial treatment with topical lubricant and parafunctional habit control in burning mouth syndrome (BMS)
作者: Ji-Young KoIn-Hee ParkHee-Kyung ParkHong-Seop Kho
作者单位: 1Dept. of Oral Medicine and Oral Diagnosis, School of Dentistry and Dental Research Institute, Seoul National University, Yunkeun-Dong 28, Chongro-Ku, Seoul 110-749, Republic of Korea
刊名: Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2011, Vol.53 (3), pp.263-269
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.archger.2010.10.020
关键词: Burning mouth syndromeOutcome predictorParafunctionsLubricants
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a common chronic pain condition which mainly affects elderly women. The concomitant prescription of topical lubricants with oral parafunctional habit control has been reported as an effective initial approach for patients with BMS. In this study, we have investigated outcome predictors of this initial treatment in patients with BMS. One hundred forty patients with BMS (12 men and 128 women, mean age 59.9±10.7 years) were instructed to avoid oral parafunctions and to use topical lubricant for 2 weeks. The patients were sub-grouped according to psychological status, salivary flow rate, presence of psychiatric medications, symptom area and duration, symptom severity, presence of oral parafunctions, and...
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影响因子:1.704 (2012)

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