canker sores

Don Haut c601591 at
Sun Sep 10 15:37:03 EST 1995

In article <42vdff$8gk at>, pandoc at
(charles mccarthy ) wrote:

> Primary and recurrent herpetic lesions can appear concurrently, as well
> as alone in the oral cavity, and are differentiated from canker sores,
> as well as, benign mucosal pemphigoid, erythema multiforme, herpangina,
> and oral pemphigus by the examining physician.

Most laymen could differentiate the above without the need for a
physician.  A bit of curriosity, a library card and the diagnosis should
be easy.

Just my $0.02


Don Haut 
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
University of Missouri-Columbia
C601591 at

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