canker sores

charles mccarthy pandoc at ix.netcom.com
Sun Sep 10 22:26:14 EST 1995


In <c601591-1009951549310001 at 128.206.12.143>
c601591 at mizzou1.missouri.edu (Don Haut) writes: 
>
>In article <42vdff$8gk at ixnews7.ix.netcom.com>, pandoc at ix.netcom.com
>(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
>
>Don Haut 
>Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
>University of Missouri-Columbia
>C601591 at showme.missouri.edu
>314-882-3171

Don:

Good point!  But, I worry about that one guy who misses the Dx, 
or grabs the wrong Rx, and ends up with "Black Hairy Tongue", or
something much more serious. It could end up costing him more than
you and I could afford...

CPM



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