Re:Epilepsy-related Tongue biting as another cause for recurrent oral ulcers

Esse Menson, Paediatrician,
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December 09, 2013

Thank you for identifying another cause of mouth ulcers for consideration in this specific group of patients. You highlight the point that in children with poorly controlled seizures, ulcers will resolve by achieving seizure control if they are related to tongue-biting, thereby avoiding unnecessary investigation for an alternative cause.

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