EDWARD J. DRISCOLL, D.D.S.; IRWIN I. SHIP, D.M.D.; SAMUEL BARON, M.D.; HAROLD R. STANLEY JR., D.D.S.; JOHN P. UTZ, M.D.
Dr. Edward J. Driscoll: The subject, "Chronic Aphthous Stomatitis, Herpes Labialis and Related Conditions," should be of personal interest because I think it is conservatively estimated that between 20 and 30% of the population are so afflicted. It should also be of academic interest because, despite the fact that a voluminous amount of work has been reported in the scientific literature, we are today actually only slightly further along than we were 50 years ago.
Some of you may feel some indifference about this subject. Granted, you may say, 20 or 30% of the population are so afflicted; the incidence
DRISCOLL EJ, SHIP II, BARON S, et al. CHRONIC APHTHOUS STOMATITIS, HERPES LABIALIS AND RELATED CONDITIONS: COMBINED CLINICAL STAFF MEETING OF THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH1. Ann Intern Med. 1959;50:1475–1496. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-50-6-1475
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;50(6):1475-1496.
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