Current Treatment Options in Challenging Oral Diseases: Burning Mouth Syndrome [TURKDERM]
TURKDERM. 2012; 46(2): 119-122 | DOI: 10.4274/turkderm.46.s2.21  

Current Treatment Options in Challenging Oral Diseases: Burning Mouth Syndrome

Bilgen Erdoğan, Murat Yılmaz
S.b. Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training And Research Hospital, Department Of Dermatology, Istanbul, Turkey

Burning mouth syndrome is a chronic condition characterized by burning pain without any signs of an oral mucosal pathology, that usually affects postmenopausal women. Burning sensation is often accompanied by dysgeusia and xerostomia. The pathogenesis of the disease is unknown and an effective treatment option for most of the patients has not been defined yet. The aim of this review is to present current pharmacological and physicological treatments of burning mouth syndrome.

Keywords: Burning mouth syndrome, glossodynia, treatment


Zorlu Oral Hastalıklarda Güncel Tedavi: Yanan Ağız Sendromu

Bilgen Erdoğan, Murat Yılmaz
S.b. Bakırköy Dr. Sadi Konuk Eğitim Araştırma Hastanesi, Dermatoloji Kliniği, İstanbul, Türkiye

Yanan ağız sendromu, genellikle postmenopozal kadınları etkileyen, oral mukozada herhangi bir patoloji olmaksızın yanıcı tarzda ağrı ile karakterize kronik seyirli bir durumdur. Ağrıya tat duyusu değişimleri ve kserostomi sıklıkla eşlik eder. Patogenezi ve hastaların tümünde etkili bir tedavi seçeneği henüz bulunamamıştır. Bu derlemede, yanan ağız sendromu tedavisinde kullanılan farmakolojik ve psikiyatrik yöntemler sunulmuştur.

Anahtar Kelimeler: Yanan ağız sendromu, glossodini, tedavi


Bilgen Erdoğan, Murat Yılmaz. Current Treatment Options in Challenging Oral Diseases: Burning Mouth Syndrome. TURKDERM. 2012; 46(2): 119-122

Corresponding Author: Bilgen Erdoğan, Türkiye


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