Aphthous stomatitis

Other Names:
Aphthous ulcer
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
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
14.06.2018 – 10:23 CEST