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Oral adverse reactions due to cinnamon-flavoured chewing gums consumption.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24004186     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cinnamon-flavoured products (toothpaste, chewing gum, food, candy and mouthwash) can cause oral adverse reactions; among these, the most common is contact stomatitis (cinnamon contact stomatitis, CCS). Signs and symptoms of contact allergic reactions affecting the oral mucosa can mimic other common oral disorders, making diagnosis difficult. As CCS may be more prevalent than believed and its clinical features can frequently determine misdiagnosis, we reviewed case reports and case series of oral adverse reactions due to cinnamon-containing chewing gums, emphasizing clinical aspects, diagnostic and management procedures. We also proposed an algorithm to perform a diagnosis of CCS as in the previous published literature the diagnostic approach was not based on a harmonized and shared evidence-based procedure. Moreover, as patients can refer to different specialists as dentists, dermatologists and allergists, a multidisciplinary approach is suggested.
Authors:
G Calapai; M Miroddi; C Mannucci; Pl Minciullo; S Gangemi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-8-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral diseases     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1601-0825     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Dis     Publication Date:  2013 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-9-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9508565     Medline TA:  Oral Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2013 John Wiley & Sons A/S. Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
Affiliation:
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy; Operative Unit of Clinical Pharmacology, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Policlinico 'G. Martino', Messina, Italy.
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