Is there a role of food additives in recurrent aphthous stomatitis? A prospective study with patch testing


GÜLSEREN BÜYÜKDOĞAN D. , Hapa A., ERSOY EVANS S. , ELÇİN G. , KARADUMAN A.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, vol.56, no.3, pp.302-306, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ijd.13515
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.302-306

Abstract

Background Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is a common disease of the oral mucosa with an unknown etiology. This study aimed to determine if food additives play a role in the etiology of RAS as well as to determine if patch testing can be used to detect which allergens cause RAS.