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Sutton disease 2
Other Names for this Disease
- Aphthous Stomatitis, Recurrent
- Aphthous Ulcer, Recurrent
- Major Aphthous Ulcer
- Major Canker Sore
- Recurrent Scarring Aphthae
Tests & Diagnosis
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The diagnosis of canker sores (including Sutton disease 2) is usually based on clinical examination and medical history. There are no laboratory procedures available for definitive diagnosis. In some cases, tests may be used to check for other health problems, especially if the canker sores are severe or ongoing (lasting more than 10 to 14 days). Dentists and/or professionals trained in oral medicine can assist in the diagnosis.
Further information about the diagnosis of Sutton disease 2 can be accessed through Medscape Reference.
Last updated: 2/17/2013
- Plewa MC. Pediatric Aphthous Ulcers. Medscape Reference. March 28, 2012; http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/909213-overview. Accessed 2/17/2013.
- Canker sore. MayoClinic.com. March 24, 2012; http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/canker-sore/DS00354/METHOD=print. Accessed 2/17/2013.
- Canker Sores - Treatment. The American Academy of Oral Medicine. December 2007; http://www.aaom.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=82:canker-sores&catid=22:patient-condition-information&Itemid=120. Accessed 2/17/2013.