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Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain
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The Korean Academy of Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine
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Volume 36, Issue 4 - Dec 2011
Volume 36, Issue 3 - Sep 2011
Volume 36, Issue 2 - Jun 2011
Volume 36, Issue 1 - Mar 2011
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Quality of Life in Korean Patients with Burning Mouth Syndrome
Park, Ju-Hyun ; Kwon, Jeong-Seung ; Choi, Jong-Hoon ; Ahn, Hyung-Joon ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 36, issue 2, 2011, Pages 81~89
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the individually perceived quality of life in Korean patients with BMS using two questionnaires : the Medical Outcome Short Form Health Survey Questionnaire (SF-36) and the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP-49). This cross-sectional study included sixty subjects diagnosed with BMS and sixty healthy subjects as controls. All subjects in this study completed two questionnaires: the Medical Outcome Short Form Health Survey Questionnaire (SF-36) and the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP-49), which had been translated into Korean and subsequently validated for use in Korea. All of the subscales in the SF-36 exhibited significantly lower scores in BMS patients than control groups. Comparison of the mean SF-36 scores between the two groups revealed the greatest differences to be for the subscales of physical pain and role emotional (role limitations due to emotional problems). The mean score on each subscale of the OHIP-49 was significantly higher in BMS patients than control groups. Comparison of the mean OHIP-49 scores between the two groups revealed the greatest difference to be for the subscale of physical pain. These findings demonstrated that BMS had an impact on various components of a patient's quality of life. BMS patients exhibited more impaired results and a poorer quality of life than control groups.
The Relationship between Burning Mouth Syndrome and Helicobacter pylori in the Oral Cavity
Kim, Jun-Ho ; Ryu, Ji-Won ; Yoon, Chang-Lyuk ; Ahn, Jong-Mo ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 36, issue 2, 2011, Pages 91~97
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is bacterial infection, with more than half of the world population infected and relates to many oral disease such oral lichen planus, recurrent aphthous ulceration, periodontal disease and halitosis and so on. Burning mouth syndrome(BMS) is defined as a burning sensation of the oral mucosa, lips, and/or tongue, in the absence of specific oral lesions. The etiology of BMS is suggested local, systemic and psychological factors and researchs related BMS and to infection of H. pyloir in the oral cavity are few. The purpose of this study was to evaluate relationship between burning mouth syndrome and H. pylori in the oral cavity. We recruited 21 subjects with burning mouth syndrome and 21 subjects as control group. Samples in the oral cavity were taken area of buccal mucosa, dorsum of the tongue and saliva. We analysed samples by nested polymerase chain reaction(PCR). The results were as follows: 1. Among 21 patients with burning mouth sydrome and 21 subjects of control group, 6(29%) and 3(14%) were positive respectively(P>0.05). 2. In detection rate of H. pylori in area taken sample, 3(14%), 2(10%) and 4(19%) were positive in buccal mucosa, dorsum of the tongue and saliva of patient and 2(10%) and 1(5%) were positive in dorsum of the tongue and saliva of control group(P>0.05). Conclusively, we can guess that H. pylori in the oral cavity is not related with burning mouth syndrome.
Case Reports and Differential Diagnosis of Hemorrhagic Ulcerative Lesions on the Vermilion Zone
Lee, Kyung-Eun ; Jung, Won ; Cho, Nam-Phy ; Suh, Bong-Jik ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 36, issue 2, 2011, Pages 99~105
The vermilion zone of the lips is mucocutaneous junction between the skin and the oral mucosa of lips. Diseases of the vermilion zone may be related to a local or systemic condition, and can be manifestation of a systemic disease. In this cases, we introduced patients with hemorrhagic, ulcerative lesions on the vermilion zone and reported plasma cell cheilitis and lesion of the vermilion zone related to Stevens-Johnson syndrome(SJS).
Occlusal Change as a Sequela of Anterior Disc Displacement without Reduction of Temporomandibular Joint: Case Reports
Hur, Yun-Kyung ; Jung, Jae-Kwang ; Choi, Jae-Kap ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 36, issue 2, 2011, Pages 107~115
We report 4 patients who developed change of occlusion which seemed to be related to anterior disc dislocation without reduction, but there was no distinct evidence of condylar destruction or collapse. They experienced sudden occurrence of occlusal change, anterior open bite in 2 patients, lateral CR-CO discrepancy in 1 patient, and anteroposterior CR-CO discrepancy in 1 patient. Also, this report is to find out if there is a relation between sudden occurrence of occlusal change and anterior disc dislocation without reduction.
Case Report; Tetanus, Differential Diagnosis with Trismus
Lim, Hyun-Dae ; Lee, You-Mee ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 36, issue 2, 2011, Pages 117~121
Tetanus is fatal neurological disease caused by Clostridium tetani on contaminated wound that is characterised by muscle spasm, muscle pain, and autonomic dysfuction. C. tetani exist on contaminated wound frequently that developed clinical tetanus under low oxygen condition. Tetanus have four symptomatic form: generalized, localized, cephalic, and neonatal. The incubation period is about 7 days and mortality is high. The commonest presenting symptom is trismus and other is stiffness of neck and back(opisthotonos), muscle spasm, dysphagia, facial pain, risus sardonicus. Trismus is primary presenting symptom in 50~75% of the cases and this have high possibility of initial visit to dental office. This case report of a patient who visit in our department with trismus as chief complaint.
Effect on the Pain Characteristics of Tension-Type Headache by the Tongue Ridge
Bae, Sung-Jae ; Lee, Ko-Woon ; Kang, Soo-Kyung ; Auh, Q-Schick ; Hong, Jung-Pyo ; Chun, Yang-Hyun ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 36, issue 2, 2011, Pages 123~130
This study was designed to evaluate the pain characteristics of tension-type headache by the tongue ridge. Patients with tension-type headache visited the Department of Oral Medicine, K University Dental Hospital were recruited to this study. Experimental group(n=65) was composed of tension-type headache with the tongue ridge and control group(n=65) was composed of tension-type headache without the tongue ridge. Evaluation list was pain quality, pain intensity, pain laterality, pain increase by routine physical activity and then it was analyzed statistically. The results were as follows: 1. Pain quality of tension-type headache patient was significantly different by the tongue ridge(p=0.049). 2. Pain intensity of tension-type headache patient was significantly different by the tongue ridge(p=0.010). 3. Pain laterality of tension-type headache patient was not significantly different by the tongue ridge. 4. Pain increase by routine physical activity of tension-type headache patient was not significantly different by the tongue ridge. Therefore, it was considered that the tension-type headache patient was influenced by the tongue ridge in the pain quality and pain intensity.
Reliability of Quantitative Sensory Testing Using Current Perception Thresholds in the Mandibular Nerve Area
Choi, Hee-Hun ; Kim, Mee-Eun ; Kim, Ki-Suk ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 36, issue 2, 2011, Pages 131~137
Current Perception Threshold (CPT) using Neurometer(
CPT/C) is thought as one of easy and noninvasive QST(qunatitative sensory testing) tools for A
and C fibers within a relatively short time. However, conflicts about its reliability still exist. This study aimed to evaluate the reliability of CPTs evaluation and find a way to increase its reliability. Two examiners separately tested CPTs at each side of the mandibluar nerve areas for ten healthy male adults (average age of 22.4 years) three times with an intervals of a week during three weeks. Mean CPTs were compared between the right and left sides of the mandibular nerve area and between the three examinations on the each side. While CPTs at 2000 Hz(A
fiber) showed statistically significant side differences in all three examinations (p<0.05), significant side difference was found in only one examination at 250 Hz(A
fiber) and no difference at 5 Hz(C fiber). Comparing CPTs on the each side of the mandibular nerve area, all examinations at all sensory nerve fibers showed the least CPTs at the 1st examinations. CPTs at 250 Hz(A
fiber) and 5 Hz(C fiber) were significantly different between the first and the following examinations (p<0.05) and there was no significant difference between 2nd and 3rd examinations. The results of this study indicated that CPTs at 250 Hz(A
fiber) and 5 Hz(C fiber) are reliable but CPTs at 2000 Hz(A
fiber) is not appropriate for evaluation of side differences in the mandibular nerve area. In addition, it is suggested that repeated examination be helpful to increase reliability of the CPT evaluation.
Pharmacotherapy in Neuropathic Pains: Evidence-Based Approach
Cho, Sang-Hoon ; Ahn, Yong-Woo ; Ok, Soo-Min ; Huh, Joon-Young ; Ko, Myung-Yun ; Jeong, Sung-Hee ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 36, issue 2, 2011, Pages 139~146
Neuropathic pain is defined by "pain is initiated or caused by primary lesion or dysfunction in the nervous system" and several etiologic conditions can induce the neuropathic pains. Various groups of drugs are used to treat the neuropathic pains. Not depending on anecdotal case or habitual choice, to obtain the more effective pharmacotherapy, relative-comparison index is suggested through multiple analyses of clinical trials. Depending on relative-comparison index, first-line medications and second-line medications for neuropathic pain are recommended. To support the Quality of life in patients, selection of medication is made on such recommendations.