A case of unilateral burning mouth syndrome of neuropathic origin

Marina De Tommaso, Vito Lavolpe, Daniela Di Venere, Massimo Corsalini, Eleonora Vecchio, Gianfranco Favia, Michele Sardaro, Paolo Livrea, Maria Nolano

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Abstract

The neuropathic origin of a case of unilateral burning mouth syndrome, previously diagnosed as psychogenic, was ascertained by intra-oral mucosa biopsy, which showed a severe sensory fibers damage, probably caused by maxillary anesthetic block and dental surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)441-450
Number of pages10
JournalHeadache
Volume51
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2011

Keywords

  • Biopsy
  • Burning mouth syndrome
  • Neuropathic pain

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neurology

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    De Tommaso, M., Lavolpe, V., Di Venere, D., Corsalini, M., Vecchio, E., Favia, G., Sardaro, M., Livrea, P., & Nolano, M. (2011). A case of unilateral burning mouth syndrome of neuropathic origin. Headache, 51(3), 441-450. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-4610.2010.01754.x