Aphthous stomatitis

Other Names:
Bednar's aphthae
Periadenitis mucosa

Aphthous stomatitis is a very painful, usually white ulcer or clusters of ulcers inside the mouth. Small ones can last from 10-14 days; large ones can last longer.


Women tend to be affected more than men.

Narrower Problems:
Canker sores
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
24.06.2019 – 20:52 CEST