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  • Aphthous Ulcer (Canker Sore): SFAF
    a small often painful shallow lesion on the mucous membranes lining the mouth, esophagus or rectum. Recurrent aphthous ulcers (RAU) reappear frequently and are refractory to treatment.
  • Aphthous Ulcer JAMA
    A painful oral or esophageal sore of unknown cause that has a deep eroded base. Aphthous ulcers are common in persons living with HIV and are treated with corticosteroids. Thalidomide -- a drug used in Europe as a sedative before it was discovered that it caused birth defects -- is an experimental, alternate therapy.

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