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Indian Journal of Contemporary Dentistry
Year : 2016, Volume : 4, Issue : 1
First page : ( 88) Last page : ( 91)
Print ISSN : 2320-5806. Online ISSN : 2320-5962.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2320-5962.2016.00020.6

Prevalence of Recurrent Aphthous Ulcer in University Students of Jaipur, Rajasthan

Sharma Rohit1,*, Sharma Niharika2, Toshniwal O D3, Agarwal Vijay4, Sharma Vikram5, Dhailwal Harshdeep6

1Reader, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, NIMS Dental College &Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan

2P G Student, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, NIMS Dental College &Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan

3Professor & Head, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, NIMS Dental College &Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan

4Reader, Department of Orthodontics, NIMS Dental College &Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan

5Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, NIMS Dental College &Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan

6P G Student, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Mahatama Gandhi Dental College & Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan

*Corresponding author: Dr. Rohit Sharma 13, Govardhan Colony, New Sanghaner Road, Behind Central Bank, Sodala, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, Contact No.-0141-2290295 Mobile No.-09799568676, Email-rohitsharmasam@yahoo.co.in

Online published on 7 March, 2016.

Abstract

Aims & Objectives

The study was conducted to assess the prevalence of recurrent aphthous ulcer in University students of Jaipur, Rajasthan aged 17–28 years.

Setting & Design

An observational study was conducted to assess the prevalence of aphthous ulcers among 500 College students at NIMS University of Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Material & Methods

Subjects were interviewed using a structured Performa. The clinical diagnosis of aphthous ulcer was made when patient showed characteristic features of aphthous ulcer. The statistical analysis was done with SPSS software version 11.5. Statistical analysis used: SPSS software version 11.5.

Results

The result of present study shows that 69 (13.8%) subjects having RAU among 500 College students at NIMS University of Jaipur

Conclusion

The observations and findings of the study clearly indicate that prevalence of recurrent aphthous ulcer & it has multifactoral causes are in younger age group.

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Keywords

Prevalence, recurrent aphthous ulcer, stress, other factors.

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