Ulcerations in the oral cavity

Case #1

An Asian woman, aged 25 years, has had recurrent oral ulcerations for three years. On average, the oral ulcerations appeared every two months and healed spontaneously within two weeks.

Several 2-mm to 6-mm shallow ulcerations with a white pseudomembrane and surrounding erythematous halo were appreciated on her labial mucosa, buccal mucosa, and soft palate. The woman complained of similar ...