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Sutton Disease II

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Synonyms of Sutton Disease II

  • Aphthous Stomatitis, Recurrent
  • Aphthous Ulcer, Recurrent
  • Major Aphthous Ulcer
  • Major Canker Sore
  • Major Ulcerative Stomatitis
  • Periadenitis Mucosa Necrotica, Recurrent Type II
  • RAU
  • Recurrent Scarring Aphthae
  • von Mikulicz's Aphthae
  • Von Zahorsky's Disease

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Sutton disease II is characterized by the recurring eruption of painful inflamed ulcers in the mouth (stomatitis). There may be multiple ulcers of varying sizes. These ulcers in the mouth are commonly called canker sores. Sutton disease II is also known as recurrent aphthous stomatitis. The exact cause of this disease is not fully understood, although it may be due to an abnormal immune response to the bacteria that are normally in the mouth.

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