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J Res Dent Sci 2022, 19(3): 235-240 Back to browse issues page
The prevalence of mouth burning syndrome in people over 20 years of age in Zahedan
Parvin Arbabi- kalati1, Tahereh Nosratzehi
, Nosratzehim@yahoo.com Nosratzehim@yahoo.com
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Background and  Aims : Burning mouth (BMs) is a chronic burning sensation involving the mucous membrane of the mouth , usually without associated clinical signs and laboratory findings
Present study was under taken to determine the prevalence of burning mouth syndrome in people over 20 years old in city of Zahedan and was done in 2019-2020.
Materials and Methods: Three hundred and eighty-four individuals over 20 years old were randomly selected from 20 health centers in Zahedan City, including 229 women and 155 men. Their oral mucosa was examined by a Dentistt and a guestionnaire from was completed for them. Statistical tables and graphs, frequencies and percentages were used to describe the data. Mann-Whitney test with a significance level of 0.05 was used to analyze the data in SPSS software version 19.
Results: Twenty-nine people reported burning mouth (7.6%). Of these, 13 patients had burning mouth without systemic disease, oral lesion and denture and were considered primary BMS, and 16 patients had systemic disease, oral lesion and denture, and were classified as secondary BMS.
Conclusion: The results of the present study showed that it seems that age of BMS is lower in Zahedan population than other studies. The females and tongue were the most gender and location and the average age of the patients was lower than the available average.
Keywords: Burning mouth syndrome,  Mucous membrane, Sensation
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Arbabi- kalati1 P, Nosratzehi T. The prevalence of mouth burning syndrome in people over 20 years of age in Zahedan. J Res Dent Sci 2022; 19 (3) :235-240
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