canker sores

charles mccarthy pandoc at
Sun Sep 10 22:26:14 EST 1995

In <c601591-1009951549310001 at>
c601591 at (Don Haut) writes: 
>In article <42vdff$8gk at>, pandoc at
>(charles mccarthy ) wrote:
>> Primary and recurrent herpetic lesions can appear concurrently, as
>> as alone in the oral cavity, and are differentiated from canker
>> as well as, benign mucosal pemphigoid, erythema multiforme,
>> 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
>be easy.
>Just my $0.02
>Don Haut 
>Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
>University of Missouri-Columbia
>C601591 at


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...


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