Burning mouth syndrome

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Burning mouth syndrome

Synonyms: BMS | Oral dysesthesia | Orodynia | Stomatodynia | Stomatopyrosis

A rare neurologic disease characterized by an unremitting bilateral symmetrical burning sensation of the oral mucosa without clinical evidence of causative lesions. It most frequently occurs in postmenopausal women and typically affects the tongue less often the palate lips or buccal mucosa. It is often associated with dysgeusia and xerostomia.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview.

Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata.

Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version March 2024

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