HERBERT BERGER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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This report concerns an instance of severe ulcerative stomatitis which appeared six days prior to each of 18 consecutive menstrual cycles. The condition was relieved temporarily by suppression of the menstrual period with large doses of estrogen prior to ovulation. The patient was permanently relieved by desensitization to progesterone after skin tests demonstrated that this material was allergenic.
The patient, a 21 year old white female, first came to the Clinic on January 4, 1952, complaining of a sore mouth so severely painful that she had been unable to eat for a week prior to each of her
BERGER H. ULCERATIVE STOMATITIS CAUSED BY ENDOGENOUS PROGESTERONE*. Ann Intern Med. 1955;42:205–208. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-42-1-205
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;42(1):205-208.
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