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Painful Oral Ulcers

Case Challenge Number: 23

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Can you make the diagnosis? This 33-year old Caucasian female presents complaining of a history of recurrent oral ulcers since childhood. In the past these ulcers typically lasted approximately 7-10 days and recurred every few months. However, more recently she has developed more persistent areas of irritation and ulceration, which tend to come and go.

Case Challenge 23 - Content - Diagnostic Information - Figure 1 striae right

Figure 1. White, interlacing, keratotic striae and associated mucosal erythema of the right mandibular vestibule and posterior buccal mucosa.

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